Windstream Benefits
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Windstream offers many additional benefits to employees at no charge.

Long Term Disability Insurance
Windstream provides long-term disability insurance at no cost to you. Coverage begins the first day of the month following 90 days of employment. Information on this benefit plan can be found in the summary plan description available on the Windstream Intranet.

Basic Group Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Windstream provides life insurance and AD&D insurance at no cost to you. Coverage is automatically adjusted on each subsequent July 1, based on your eligible compensation as of the prior year.

Direct Deposit
Windstream allows employees to have their net pay automatically deposited in up to nine financial institutions of their choice each payday, free of charge. Because deposits are made automatically, participating employees are ensured of receiving their pay every payday without concern for post office delays, weather, illness, vacation, or business trips.

Adoption Assistance
Windstream provides assistance to all employees who are building families through adoption. The Windstream Adoption Assistance Plan will assist eligible employees with eligible adoption-related expenses; reimbursement may not exceed a maximum of $1,500 per adoption.

Educational Assistance
All regular full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible for educational assistance. Employees may receive a maximum of $5,000 per calendar year for tuition and fees associated with job-related courses or non-job-related courses that are part of a degree program utilized by Windstream. Vocational, undergraduate, and graduate courses are eligible. Employees must receive a grade of "C" or better to qualify for reimbursement.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The ESPP offers an easy, planned and consistent method to purchase shares of Windstream stock through payroll deduction. You can purchase small amounts, including fractional shares, at a time. You pay no brokerage fees or transaction costs on purchases, and no account maintenance fees.

Employee Referral
Windstream knows in order to be the best, we must recruit and retain the best employees in the industry. If you know someone who you think would be a brilliant addition to the Windstream team, invest in them and refer them to us. If they are hired, you could win a very cool referral bonus, so take a moment to see how it works (it's easy). "Invest in a Friend" with Windstream, and see how friendship really does pay.

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