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Life Insurance

Term group life insurance coverage is provided to employees who participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) through the Wisconsin Public Employers Group Life Insurance Program. Coverage amount is based on annual salary rounded to the next highest $1,000. The premium for Basic Plan coverage is paid by the City for active employees. Additional coverage, supplemental coverage, and spouse/dependent coverage are available to employees at their own expense.  Coverage becomes effective on the first of the month following thirty (30) days from the date of hire.

Duty Related Death Benefit

One year’s salary is paid to the named beneficiary of an eligible employee who is killed in the line of duty.

Critical Illness, Accident & Universal Life/Long-Term Care Insurances

Supplemental policies for Critical Illness, Accident and Life/Long-Term Care Insurance are offered to current eligible employees at their own expense during the City's annual open enrollment period.


This webpage highlights certain features of the City of Kenosha's benefit program and/or policy. It does not contain all the terms, conditions, and provisions of the program and/or policy. If there is a discrepancy between the contents of this webpage and the official legal documents for the program and/or policy, the official legal documents will govern. The City of Kenosha reserves the right to amend, change or terminate any of its benefit plans, programs, policies or practices at any time. Nothing on this webpage shall be construed as creating an express or implied obligation on the part of the City of Kenosha to maintain such plans, programs, policies or practices.