Can an employer fire you after returning from short term disability?

Answer The Family Medical Leave Act provides 12 weeks of job protected leave, and applies to employers with 50 or more employees. If you are out of work longer than 12 weeks, and/or your employer has less... Read More »

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If you are 6 weeks pregnant and it is too late to sign up for voluntary short-term disability offered by your employer are there any companies that will provide a short term disability policy?

Certainly there are but your present condition would be exluded.You can still apply even if you are already pregnant. Your pregnancy and maternity leave will not be covered, but you will have incom... Read More »

Are short term disability benefit payments taxable for an employer provided and paid short term disability plan?

Answer Yes, all employer paid benefits and wages are taxable. There is a way around that if you are an executive. 4lifeguild

Can you purchase a second short term disability insurance if you already have short term disability insurance through your employer?

Yes you can get supplemental coverage. Most carriers will limit the total benefit amount to under 70% of your income. For example, if your current policy replaces 35% of your income, you can purch... Read More »

Can your employer not bring you back after short term disability paid for maternity leave?

Your short term disability benefits, and any employment decisions are unrelated to one another. An insurance carrier pays your benefit. Your employer may be bound by FMLA rules and regulations if ... Read More »