Tag: state disability

Question: How does an employee file for California state disability benefits (SDI) when going on leave in California? Answer: The process for filing for California State Disability is really up to the employee and the employee’s physician. The employer can provide resource information, but should refrain from taking actual action on behalf of the employee. Information…

Question: Do you have any insights about how to complete the section of the state disability form requesting “anticipated salary that will be paid”? Answer: Complete the form with estimated or anticipated wages that may be paid based on eligible hours under sick and/or vacation pay. The state will verify the earnings, and overpayment will…

Question: When an employee is taking Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave and getting state disability (or private supplemental disability), can the employer require that the employee use any accrued vacation time first? What if the employee is not being paid any disability during that time, does that change? Answer: In general, an employer…