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. You must make changes within 30 days of the date of the Qualified Life Event. You are eligible to make the following changes:

  • Remove your dependent from your Medical benefits by contact HR Source [VMware network access required].
  • To modify beneficiaries to your Life Insurance contact HR Source [VMware network access required].

Updating Personal Information 

  • To update your preferred name, emergency contact and/or home address, log into Workday[VMware network access required].
    • For more information and detailed instructions, please visit the Workday page [VMware network access required] on VMware Source.
  • If you need to update your marital status and/or your legal name, you will need to contact HR Source[VMware network access required].

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 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: Coaching, Therapy, and Work Life Services

ICAS 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.

Contact Us

Contact HR Source [VMware network access required]
ASK HR [VMware network access required]
Phone: 1-888-869-2738

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2021, 8:48 AM