Work-life balance is a way of life for our team at Great West Casualty Company. During our 37.5 hour work week, we work hard, so time off is well deserved. Employee benefits that contribute to our excellent work-life balance include paid time off for vacations, holidays, excused absences, short-term disability, and more

Full time Great West employees work a 37.5 hour work week.

Vacation accrual is based on length of service.

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Great West provides nine paid holidays. The nine paid holidays are New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday, Christmas Day, and one floating day set by management.


Employees are granted 1.5 days annually. 

Flex time and alternative work schedules may be allowed for certain positions


Employees accrue 60 hours of excused absence (EA) per year.   

Reservists and National Guard members may be granted up to one week’s paid leave followed by one week’s unpaid leave for temporary duty or training. Leaves of absence with pay are available to any employee called to active military duty (except when exclusively for training) for twelve months or less, with pay to the extent necessary to make any military pay equivalent to the employee’s base pay. Extended leaves of absence may be available if active duty extends beyond twelve months.


Employees may be granted up to three days’ paid leave upon the death of certain family members. Unpaid leave may be granted to attend the funeral of other relatives and/or close friends.

Employees have paid leave when called for jury or witness duty.

Great West has a private area for nursing mothers to express milk.

Our Travel Assistance program can help employees with many unexpected issues that could arise while traveling 100 or more miles from home or internationally.