Employee Benefits

NMC SALARIED MANAGERS BENEFIT SUMMARY

The following is a quick-reference guide to the benefit package for all Nellis Management Company Salaried Managers.  For a detailed description of each benefit section, please refer to the NMC Salaried Manager Handbook provided at time of hire or contact the NMC Support Office (515-252-1742).


  • Vacation: The vacation benefit year begins on April 1 and ends on March 31. Vacation time is earned on April 1 and an employee must be employed by the company on April 1 to earn the vacation time.  Up to three days of vacation may be carried over to the following benefit year. A Salaried Manager who has been employed for less than nine months as of March 31st will earn vacation days on April 1 in accordance with the schedule set forth in the Handbook.  A Salaried Manager who has been employed for nine months but less than five years as of March 31st will earn ten vacation days on April 1. A Salaried Manager who has been employed five years or more as of March 31st will earn additional vacation days on April 1 in accordance with the schedule set forth in the Handbook. 
  • Holidays: Two paid holidays per year - Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day. 
  • Sick Leave: One half day of sick leave earned per month of employment up to a maximum of 60 days. See Handbook for permitted use of sick leave. 
  • Bereavement Leave: Up to three days in the event of the death of a parent (including the parent of your spouse), sibling, spouse, child or grandchild. 
  • Weekly Schedule: Salaried Managers are expected to work five days, 48 hours and a minimum of seven meal periods (including at least one closing and one opening shift) per week unless operational needs dictate more. 
  • Insurance: Salaried Managers may participate in NMC’s health insurance, dental insurance, long-term disability and optional life insurance plans. Eligibility begins on the first day of the calendar month following the 60th day of full-time employment. NMC currently pays nearly 60% of the health insurance premium and 50% of the dental insurance premium (percentages vary based on plan selected). 
  • Flex Spending Plan: General Managers may participate in NMC’s Flex Spending Plan which permits them to reduce their taxable income by setting a portion of their pay aside on a pre-tax basis to fund certain medical, dental, vision and dependent child/parent care expenses.  Eligibility begins on the first day of the calendar month following the 60th day of full-time employment. 
  • Employee Meals: Salaried Managers are allowed to eat for free while on duty and with a 25% discount while off-duty. 
  • Retirement Plan: Salaried Managers who are at least 21 years of age may contribute up to 20% of their annual earnings (not to exceed the Federal Limits) to NMC’s 401(k) retirement plan following their first full year of full-time employment.  Contributions may be made pre-tax with an employer matching contribution (currently 25% of the first 4% contributed by each employee) determined by management. Participants can choose to invest in a variety of third-party managed investment funds.
  • Bonus Plan: General Managers earn an annual bonus, payable quarterly, equivalent to 8% of the Restaurant Operating Profits of their restaurant! 
  • Mileage: Reimbursed at Federal standard mileage rate but only for business-related automotive travel exceeding 30 miles per trip.