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

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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 than 50 employees - you can be fired.
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Can you receive short term or long term disability for pregnancy if you doctor puts you on light duty but your employer cannot accommodate this light duty or any other job at the company?

Most likely, yes. File a claim and have your doctor complete the Attending Physician's statement as well as your specific limitations and restrictions. Then have your employer provide you something in writing, stating that they cannot accommodate your limitations and restrictions. Provide this docum (MORE)

Can you get short term disability insurance if you are pregnant and have coverage through your fiance's company and did not elect short term disability at open enrollment with your employer?

Answer . Its sort of like wanting to buy Life Insurance after you die isn't it? I am sure you can get SDI but not to pay you when you take maternity leave.. There are three parts to this question and answer: 1 - You can obtain short term disability coverage if you are already pregnant. It wil (MORE)

If you became pregnant while covered by a short-term disability policy which covers pregnancy but then you switched employers are you still covered by the former policy?

Answer . Good question.. Were you on disability when you switched employers?. Is your question if the time on the 1st policy counts towards the pre-x period on the second policy like it does for health insurance?. Did the prior employer give you a certificate of credible coverage for it?. Wha (MORE)

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 income replacement in case of accidents and illnesses. Keep the policy, and future pregnancies and mater (MORE)

Short term disability quote?

The rule of thumb is that short term disability insurance will cost about an hour's wage per week in order to replace 2/3 of your income for 12 months. For example, a person earning $20 per hour and working 40 hours per week earns $40,000 per year or $3,333 per month. 2/3 income replacement would (MORE)

If you are receiving short-term disability income benefits and you decide to quit your job will you have to reimburse your employer for the percentage of your income you received during your leave?

NOT ONLY BAD QUESTION but ILLOGICAL - first you collect INSURANCE Benefits - not PAY (this money comes from insurance policy that you and/or employer pay into) - - You don't return any "insurance benefits" from anybody - unless they can prove your disability a fake. I'm guessing your short term disa (MORE)

What is short term disability?

Short term disability replaces your income if you become injured or sick and can't work. The benefit period is limited to 3, 6, 12, or 24 months. The policy stops paying benefits if your disability lasts longer than the benefit period.

Does mass have short term disability?

Massachusetts does not have state mandated short term disability. You can get coverage through your employer. Just ask them to make a voluntary short term disability policy available to you via payroll deduction. You pay for the policy.

Can your employer cancel your health insurance when you are on short term or long term disability because you did not make a payment on your insurance like is normally done through your paycheck?

Your employer's obligation to pay premiums normally stops when your paycheck does, that is, when your medical and personal leave is exhausted, and there is nothing left to deduct the premiums with. When that happens, the insurance company, not your employer, cancels your health insurance for lack of (MORE)

Can employer force you to be paid on short term disability instead of family medical leave act?

FMLA is set up to protect your position if you need to leave for health reasons, or for family emergencies or care. It is not a paid program. The only way to receive pay during FMLA, is if you have enough Benefit time(sick, personal, holiday). Short term disability is an insurance policy set up by t (MORE)

How long is short term disability?

Short term disability policies offer a variety of benefit periods (how long the benefit lasts): 3, 6,12, and 24 month benefit period options are very common. Check your policy for the benefit period.

If you are on short term disability in Indiana from your current employer can you accept another position from a different company I am on a medical leave approved by my doctor and can return soon.?

This is for Canada, but I'm pretty sure the same would apply in the US. The short answer is no, because most employers will have an exclusivity clause in your contract that means you cannot work for another employer while you are with them, and you are still under contract while you are on disabilit (MORE)

Do most Michigan employers offer short term disability?

It's difficult to know the percentage of employers offering short term disability. There is no state mandated program as in other states. Short Term Disability is available to most employers as a voluntary employee benefit. Because you and your co-workers will pay the premium via payroll deductio (MORE)

Can you be fired when you are on long term disability?

Last april 25 i have torn and ligament surgery i was in short term dissability that time and i receive a notice from my emplyer that my fmla exhaust july 31st 2011 but up to now already october 2011 iwas still cannot go to back to work.so this coming october 25 my ltd will start kicking in i dont kn (MORE)

How does short term disability work?

Assuming that you are referring to short term disability insurance, it is intended to replace income when the insured is unable to work due to an injury or medical condition that is not excluded by the terms of the policy. The reference to "short-term" distinguishes the coverage from long-term di (MORE)

Can an employer limit your hours or pay after returning to work from disability?

Every state has different labor laws but generally no, most employers require you to be 100% fit(no restrictions) before they will allow you to return to work. EXCEPT, those larger employer subject to ADA must not require that you be 100% fit - but only able to perform the ESSENTIAL functions of (MORE)

If you go over your 12 week short term disability can your employer fire you?

An employer can discontinue employment for multiple reasons, including your inability to work. If your short-term disability was through your employer, and you didn't have a long-term disability insurance policy, your employer is not obligated to continue paying your salary or sick-pay benefits beyo (MORE)

How do you extend short term disability?

Short term disability has a defined benefit that ends at a specified time. For example your policy may have a 3 month, 6 month, 12 month, or 24 month benefit period. If you are disabled for maternity leave you may be able to extend your benefit if your doctor provides a medical reason for why you (MORE)

Can an employer fire you if you were on short term disability and under the doctors care and returned to work after doctor released you on the date indicated on the release?

Most employment in the US operates under an "at will" principle, meaning that an employer can fire you pretty much any time they want to, as long as they are prepared to prove the firing was not discriminatory in nature. So, bottom line: Can they fire you? Yes, they can. Can you sue them for wrongf (MORE)

When an employee returns back from short term disability can an employer put that employee in a different position with a lower pay rate?

Believe this will come down to state by state but in my state no but after more then 180 consecutive days yes after 365 consecutive days they can terminate your employment. Best to call state unemployment office or seek advice from a lawyer. They can tell you if it's a state or federal issue and eas (MORE)

Can you receive short term disability from your employer and benefits from car insurance for lost wages at same time?

It depends on the state you live in, the Short Term Disability contract, and other factors. Most employer-sponsored group disability policies will reduce (or "offset") the disability benefit due when STATE-MANDATED "no-fault" wage loss benefits are payable under an automobile insurance policy. On (MORE)

Is an employer obligated to pay health insurance premiums when an employee goes on short term disability when they normally pay it if employee is not on short term disability?

The employer is obligated to follow its own written policy about employees out on short-term disability leave. The employer cannot, for example, pay for the president's health insurance when she is out on STD leave and then not pay for the entry-level clerk's health insurance when he is out on STD l (MORE)

What if your employer does not have short term disability plAN?

You do have the option to get an individual plan for Short Term Disability Insurance! The advantage is that if you change jobs, you take the plan with you. Same goes for involuntary job loss, you're still covered if you lose your employment. Also, some employer plans do not cover off the job injurie (MORE)

Can an employeer request an employee back to work when on short term disability?

An employer can try inquire an employee to return to work, but if your attending physician considers you unable to work, you are still considered disabled. However, employment could be terminated if there are signs that you can no return to work anytime soon. Make sure you have a long-term disabilit (MORE)

How is short term disability administered?

Upon proper application and determination of injury span, a valuation allocation is assessed which is based on rehabilitation of the individual and expense incurred (as well as other attributes such as any independent and public assistance measures that exist). Funding may be issued via an establish (MORE)

When does short term disability start?

Benefit payments begin after satisfying the policy eliminationperiod. The elimination period describes the length of time thepolicyholder must be disabled before benefit payments begin. The elimination period is established when completing the policyapplication. Generally policies with shorter elim (MORE)

Does an employer provide short term disability if they have LTD benefits?

They can but there is no requirement unless the employer has workers in states with mandates. Five states require coverage: California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island. In the remaining states the choice is up to the employer. It makes sense to offer a short term option as most group (MORE)