You only have 31 days from your date of hire to make benefit elections. Your benefits are effective 1st of the month following 30 days of employment. Click here to access Employee Self Service and enroll in your benefits.
How to Enroll
Once logged into the Lawson Portal, please follow the steps below for benefits enrollment. Step 1: Click on the Dependents link on the left hand side of the screen first, and ensure all your dependents are added and their information is correct. If your dependent is living out of the area, please complete an Out of Area Dependent form. You can obtain this form by contacting the HR Service Center at (504) 842-4748. Step 2: Move to the New Hire Enrollment link and click on it to enroll in your benefits. Step 3: Once you make your Benefit elections, you will need to scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Update button. If you do NOT click the Update button, your benefit elections will NOT be saved. Step 4: Select Yes to print your Benefit elections statement and save for your records. Step 5: Move to the Beneficiary link and designate a beneficiary for your life options. For benefit related questions, please call the HR Service Center at 504-842-4748. For password questions, please contact the IS Help Desk at 504-842-3610.
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