DISABILITY INSURANCE

State Short Term Disability Income Plan

The State Short Term Disability Income is provided for each full-time permanent employee at no cost after one year of employment. After a 60-day qualifying period, benefits can begin on the 61st day of disability. Long Term Disability Income is available after five years of non-temporary service.

Colonial Life Short Term Disability

Through Colonial Life, non-temporary employees may choose an optional short term disability plan which provides disability benefits due to accident or illness.

Note: Premiums are paid by the employee.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Workers’ Compensation Insurance covers employee accidents qualified as work-related injuries at no cost to the employee. Liability under the Workers Compensation Act applies to injuries or death on or off campus while on the job.