The Department of Risk Management is responsible for the cost-effective and customer-focused administration Countywide employee benefits, workers’ compensation programs, and general liability programs in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.

View the 2023 Employee Benefits Overview for a comprehensive summary of benefits offered to County employees.

Employee Self Service

Enrollment requires using Employee Self-Service (ESS). Required documentation must be scanned and uploaded to ESS in order to complete enrollment for dependents. For assistance with logging into ESS, employees should contact their agency's Help Desk.

Additional Information

Looking for more information on benefits. Click on one of the buttons below for more information regarding Cook County benefits.

Fall Newsletter Available

This Fall Newsletter includes:

  • Pick.Click.Enroll. Open Enrollment Begins October 11
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Davis Collection/Financial Strategies
  • Charitable Giving/Flu Shots
  • Children & School Stress
  • Parental Pressures
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Life Insurance Services
  • Happy Fall!
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