If you experience an injury or illness that prevents you from working, disability insurance provides partial income replacement to assist you financially.
Short-Term Disability (STD)
Short-Term Disability coverage, through Unum, provides you with a portion of income replacement if you are unable to work due to a non-occupational illness or injury. You are automatically enrolled in STD at no cost to you. Coverage is effective the
first day of the month following your date of hire.
|Short-Term Disability (STD)|
|Percent Earnings||Weekly Maximum||Elimination Period||Maximum Duration|
|60%||$3,000||30 days||150 days during a
Voluntary Long-Term Disability (LTD)
Long-Term Disability pays you a portion of your earnings if you cannot work for an extended period of time due to a disabling
illness or injury.
You will continue to receive benefits until you no longer meet the definition of disability or reach your Social Security Normal Retirement Age. Benefits are reduced by other sources of disability income you may qualify for such as Social Security and Workers’ Compensation.
|Voluntary Long-Term Disability (LTD)|
|Percent Earnings||Monthly Maximum||Elimination Period|
When to Enroll
You may purchase LTD coverage as a new hire or during Open Enrollment.
- New Hire: You do not have to provide proof of good health. The coverage you elect will be effective the first day of the
month following your date of hire.
- Open Enrollment: You must provide proof of good health to Unum for approval before coverage begins.