Generations/Gaither's Group 
406 North Spring Street
McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone: (931) 507-1212
Recognizing Strengths, Empowering Recovery

Employment Benefits Guide for Regular Full-Time Employees


Generations offers Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance to all regular full-time employees.

Health Insurance – Blue Cross Blue Shield TN

Dental -Guardian
Employee pays 100%

Vision -Guardian
Employee pays 100%

  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day 

To be eligible for the holiday pay, you must have completed the probationary period and have worked the last scheduled shift before the holiday. The only exception to this is an excused absence.


Annual vacation with pay is granted to all regular Full-time employees for rest and relaxation. Eligible employees are encouraged to take vacation to which they are entitled. Unused vacation days are not to be carried over to the next year. No vacation can be taken until an employee has completed one (1) continuous year of service. 

Regular employees are eligible for vacation with pay at their individual wage rates on the following basis:

Completed 1 year service 10 days
Completed 5 years service 12 days
Completed 10 years service 15 days

If a paid holiday falls during you scheduled vacation, you will be eligible for an extra day of vacation.

Employees will need to give their supervisor a thirty (30) day written notice to schedule vacation time. Every consideration will be given in granting your vacation schedule. However, your supervisor must schedule your vacation in terms of the needs may take precedence.


Bereavement Pay
Bereavement pay is provided for regular full-time employees for up to two (2) days because of the death in the immediate family. You will be compensated for actual days lost. The two (2) days of bereavement pay are the day before the funeral and the day of the funeral. For purposes of this policy, immediate family is defined as legal spouse, son, daughter, father, mother, brother, sister, stepson, stepdaughter, father-in-law, mother-in-law, grandfather, grandmother.


Sick Leave
Sick Leave is provided to prevent undue hardship on an employee in case of serious illness. Sick leave is not provided to encourage minor illness. No other compensation will be paid in conjunction with sick days for the same day. Sick leave will be accumulated at the rate of one (1) day per calendar month to a maximum of twelve (12) days sick leave time. After accumulating the maximum of twelve (12) days sick leave time, no other days will be accumulated until time has been used. After sick time has been used, the one (1) day per calendar month basis will be used to build back the twelve (12) day maximum. Sick days do not roll over to the next anniversary year.
For Hourly personnel, Sick pay will begin on fourth (4th) day of illness. In other words, an employee will not be paid for the first three (3) days of illness, and the employee must have a doctor’s excuse.

Employees are not eligible to use sick days during the first ninety (90) days of employment. However, sick days are accumulated from the initial date of employment.

Eligible sick leave pay must be requested within thirty (30) days of the absence due to illness. Unused sick leave is not compensated at termination or resignation.