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Staying Connected

Welcome to the BJC Staying Connected web page. We appreciate and value all of our BJC team members, and care for your well-being even when you are away. This web page is one way you can stay connected to BJC while you are temporarily furloughed. We hope you will visit often to stay connected to news and resources available to you, such as resources for your physical, emotional and social health.

BJC is committed to sharing news and resources frequently so you have access to the latest information leading up to your return to work. Please check back for regular updates, take good care of yourself and know that you remain an important part of our BJC team.

A message from Rich Liekweg, BJC president and CEO
June 25, 2020

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Thoughts from Rich – July 10, 2020

Date: 7/10/2020 |

A message from Rich Liekweg, BJC President and CEO, on the upcoming vote in Missouri on August 4th to expand Medicaid across the state.

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Medicaid expansion in Missouri will be on the August 4 ballot

Date: 7/9/2020 |

Missouri voters will have the chance to expand Medicaid in Missouri through the passage of Amendment 2 on August 4th.

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Well-Being Corner


At-Home Workouts for Keeping Active

BJC team members have access to an exercise video library through Move by BJC’s partnership with LES MILLS™. The at-home workouts support a variety of fitness levels and interests.

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Enhance Your Home Fitness Routine

Move by BJC offers tips for easy chair workouts that can spice up your workout with everyday items you have around your house.

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Resources for Your Financial Wellness

Join the hundreds of BJC team members who have accessed Enrich® financial resources. Enrich® combines financial coaching services with an online adaptive learning technology to deliver financial education customized to fit your personal needs and goals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I file for unemployment while I am out on furlough?
A: Yes. Here are helpful resources:
To file online for unemployment in Missouri
To file online for unemployment in Illinois

Q: What happens to my benefits coverage and premiums while on furlough?
A: Your benefits coverage will continue, and BJC will pay your portion of your medical and dental premiums. Any premiums you currently pay for vision, supplemental life insurance, AD&D, Legal Services, LTD and flexible spending accounts will need to be repaid when you return to work. Upon your return, premiums owed will be collected in accordance with the standard benefit arrears process.

Q: What happens to my voluntary benefit deductions through YouDecide (e.g. Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Auto/Homeowner’s)?
A: Your coverage will continue and your benefit deductions may be on hold until your return to work at which time YouDecide will change your ongoing deduction to capture any missed premiums. Alternatively, you may receive notice to pay premiums via direct bill depending on the length of your furlough (this is an individual decision by the various insurance carriers and YouDecide coordinates this process).

Q: Will I still have the same benefits?
A: Yes, your benefits will not change unless BJC makes a change to our Total Rewards benefits offerings that would be applicable to all employees.

Q: If I'm furloughed, will I be able to access my paycheck stubs?
A: Yes, you may contact the Employee Service Center at 314.362.2184 or 855-362-2184 or via email at to request copies of your paycheck stubs.

Q: If I’m out on furlough, how do I make updates to my personal contact details (i.e. home address, phone number, emergency contact, etc.…)?
A: To make updates to your personal contact details, you may contact the Employee Service Center at 314.362.2184 or 855-362-2184 or via email at

Q: Can I apply for other BJC jobs while I am furloughed?
A: Yes, you may apply for any position in which you have an interest and meet the qualifications of the role. The requirement that you must be within your position for one-year will be waived for furloughed employees. Instructions on how to submit an application while on furlough are linked here for your review.


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