Survivor benefit

One more way Grainger cares

Because Grainger cares about your family, we provide a survivor benefit in addition to Basic Life insurance coverage.

How It Works

If you are eligible and die under certain circumstances (see below), the beneficiary named for your Basic Life insurance will receive a survivor benefit.

Survivor Benefits Snapshot

Who is eligible?

  • Regular full-time team members with at least two years of service.
  • If you leave Grainger and return within one year, you retain your original employment anniversary date for purposes of the survivor benefit.

When is survivor benefit payable?

The benefit is payable if you die:

  • While in active employment status (includes partial return to work due to restrictions)
  • During a short-term disability leave
  • Within six months of going out on Workers’ Compensation
  • Within one year from the first date of a disability that left you continuously disabled and unable to return to work

Benefit amount

Benefit is equal to one week’s pay for every two full years of continuous employment, up to a maximum of 13 weeks of pay.

What to do

Keep your beneficiary information up to date at Your Benefits Resources™.

Contacts

Benefit Pro

BenefitPro@alight.com
1-855-769-4384

Grainger HR Service Center

External: 1-888-477-3781
Option 3
Internal: 1-847-535-HR4U (4748)
Monday–Friday
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time

 

Resources

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Contacts

Benefit Pro

BenefitPro@alight.com
1-855-769-4384

Grainger HR Service Center

External: 1-888-477-3781
Option 3
Internal: 1-847-535-HR4U (4748)
Monday–Friday
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time

When Coverage Ends

If You and Your Spouse or Domestic Partner Are Both Grainger Team Members

Resources

Special Savings Offers

Videos

Profit Savings Plan

Retirement Benefit Questions (65+/Medicare-eligible [including disabled early Medicare eligible] and pre-65 eligible retirees/dependents)

Medicare Plan Options Questions (65+ or early Medicare retirees with or without Grainger Retiree Health)

Questions

Connect with a Benefit Pro

Access the Provider Search Tool

Contacts

Benefit Pro

BenefitPro@alight.com
1-855-769-4384

Grainger HR Service Center

External: 1-888-477-3781
Option 3
Internal: 1-847-535-HR4U (4748)
Monday–Friday
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time

When Coverage Ends

If You and Your Spouse or Domestic Partner Are Both Grainger Team Members

Resources

Special Savings Offers

Videos

Profit Savings Plan