AFU maintains a compensation program reflective of its mission and values. The total compensation program offered includes travel, medical insurance, bonuses, funeral expenses, etc... AFU considers the competitive marketplace, the relative value of each position to the University, individual performance, qualifications, and experience when compensating employees. The compensation program is designed to enable the University to successfully attract, develop, retain, and reward employees for their performance and contributions. AFU compensates all employees on an equal basis without regard to race, color, religion, sex, origin or people with special needs. In addition, AFU provides an amount equivalent to one month’s salary for each year of complete service. Understandably, this benefit (often called “gratuity” pay), is in lieu of retirement benefits. The following descriptions are intended to provide some basic information about the compensation program and benefits plans. All benefits plans are subject to change. AFU policies are amendable as per sole discretion of the university.