Benefit Information for New Employees!

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Welcome to the County of San Mateo!

The Benefits Staff is dedicated to making your benefits enrollment a simple process. Please review this year's Benefits Guide carefully to help you make important decisions regarding your benefits.  You may also attend one of our upcoming New Employee Benefits Orientations (NEBO), held every other Monday virtually through Microsoft Teams.

2021 New Employee Benefits Orientation Schedule (NEBO)
January: 1/4, 1/19                             July: 7/6, 7/19                              
February: 2/1, 2/16 August: 8/2, 8/16, 8/30
March: 3/1, 3/15, 3/29 September: 9/7, 9/20
April: 4/12, 4/26 October: 10/4, 10/18
May: 5/10, 5/26 November: 11/1, 11/15, 11/29
June: 6/7, 6/21 December: 12/13, 12/27
The Orienation is held on Microsoft Teams
NEBO Schedule

Regular & Limited Term NEBO
·   8:30am – 10:00am – Regular NEBO Benefits Presentation
·   10:00am – 10:15am – SamCERA
·   10:15am - 10:30am – Empower (Formerly MassMutual)

Union Session for Regular, Limited Term, and Extra-Help
·   10:30 – 11:00am – Union

Extra-Help NEBO
·   11:00am – 11:15am – Empower (Formerly MassMutual)
·   11:15am – 12:00pm – Extra Help Benefits Presentation

You will receive an e-mail with information about the NEBO training with instructions on how to sign up for a session in our Learning Management System (LMS).

Courts and DSA/OSS Safety employees, please contact your Department Payroll to confirm your attendance.

If you have any questions or run into a problem while enrolling, we are here to help. Call the County Benefits Office at (650) 363-1919 or e-mail us at

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