Tag: benefits continuation

Question: We have an employee out on disability, but since we do not have a policy on disability issues, how long should continue to pay her health benefits? Answer: If the employee is on a state or federally-mandated leave, such as leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), benefits must generally be continued…

Question: When an employee is on a leave of absence (LOA), must the employer continue health insurance or is this a COBRA event? Answer: It would largely depend on the type of leave of absence (LOA). If it is a qualifying Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, the answer is yes, the employer would…

Question: Can the method that you use to calculate the 12-month period under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) be different for different categories of employees, i.e. part time, full time, management? If an employee was out on a regular disability leave and has been paying for his or her own health insurance and…