Benefits Regular, non-temporary employees working 50% time or more may be eligible for benefits. Please see the 2016 Benefit Guide for plan specific eligibility requirements. Benefit Timeline Depending on eligibility, benefits are effective on the first of the month following the date of hire. Changes can be made to benefit elections during the initial enrollment period, Annual Open Enrollment, or within 30 days of a Life Event. Contact Human Resources if you have questions regarding these enrollment periods.