Tag: disability benefits

On November 29, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Final Rule that delays implementation of new claim rules for disability benefits through April 1, 2018. This 90-day delay is intended to give the DOL, insurers, employers, and other interested parties additional time to review the new rules. The DOL is collecting public…

Question:Is a New York employee eligible for state disability benefits and/or the company’s short term disability plan if he is terminated the day after the disability started?  (This was a planned termination and the two events are unrelated). Answer: Under the New York State TDI law, the employee would be covered for TDI benefits.  Here…