Loss of a Loved One

Please accept our condolences for your loss. Losing a loved one can be overwhelming. Here’s a checklist of the benefit changes you might want to consider and some other resources to help you through the process.

Benefit Changes

Changes and elections for most of the VMware benefit plans are made during the annual enrollment window; however, the loss of a loved one is considered a Qualified Life Event [1]. You must make changes within 30 days of the date of the Qualified Life Event [1]. You are eligible to make the following changes:

Updating Your Personal Information

Time Away

Whether expected or unexpected, the death of a loved one creates a wide range of emotions and life changes that must be addressed. Bereavement Leave [9] provides time away from work to grieve after the loss of a loved one. Be sure to review the details for eligibility requirements.

Other Resources

ICAS  [10]provides emotional wellbeing support for employees and their families, how, when, and where you need it, at no cost to you. With online tools, research-backed therapeutic methods, and top therapists, coaches, and digital tools, you and your family can access an easy-to-use, convenient, and confidential way to get support.