Our holistic approach to health and wellness ensures the physical, emotional and financial well-being for employees, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage at date of hire
  • Expansive wellness programs and on-site fitness centers in many locations
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $7,000/year for undergraduate and $9,000/year for graduate degrees
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Matching 401(k) plan and a retirement savings plan
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Basic life and supplemental employee and dependent life insurance
  • Family assistance plan
  • Scholarship program for employees' children
  • Eldercare, childcare, legal and financial referrals, and adoption assistance
  • Subsidized parking  where free parking is unavailable

Employees are our most vital resource and are responsible for our company’s success. LG&E and KU have long been recognized for supporting our employees’ well-being by providing a benefits program for them and their families.

collage of employee benefits


  • Dental plan
  • Express Scripts (prescription drug benefit)
  • Family Assistance Plan
    • Child care referral
    • Elder care referrals
  • FMLA
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical plan
  • Short-term-disability
  • Sick days
  • Special Needs Rooms for personal/health issues
  • Vision coverage
  • Worker's Compensation


  • Disease management
  • Fitness center reimbursement
  • Flu shots
  • Healthy for Life Clinics
  • Healthy for Life Portal
  • On-site fitness centers
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Tobacco-restricted workplace
  • Wellness reimbursements

Educational / Professional

  • Business casual dress code
  • Company-paid professional certifications
  • Degrees at Work
  • Employee development programs
  • LG&E and KU College Degree Program
  • Service awards
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Adoption assistance
  • Basic life insurance and AD&D
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Company match for employees' charitable contributions (PO1)
  • Credit union membership
    • LG&E Credit Union
    • KU Credit Union
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Educational matching gift program
  • Financial planning
  • Group Legal plan
  • Jury duty leave
  • Military leave
  • Parking subsidies
  • Payroll direct deposit
  • Retirement plan
  • Savings plan (and company match)
  • Scholarship program for employees' children
  • Supplemental employee life insurance
  • Supplemental dependent life insurance
  • TARC / Lex-Tran reimbursement
  • ​Team Incentive Award

Work / Life Balance

  • Company-paid holidays
  • Employee discounts
    • Cell phone carrier
    • Cell accessories discount
    • Company donation to nonprofits for employees' volunteerism
    • PO1 — Dollars for Doers
    • Concur (corp. travel agency)
    • Enterprise Rental
    • GM/Ford discount
  • Floating holidays
  • Home computer purchase program
    • Microsoft discount
    • Purchase retired workstations
    • Workstation donations
  • Personal days
  • Vacation days