When disability keeps an employee out of work for an extended period of time, disability benefits provide financial protection and support.
Disability benefits, offered as part of the Death and Disability Plan, provide financial protection and support to members who become unable to work because of disability. The Board of Pensions partners with Lincoln Financial Group to administer these benefits.
Key features of these benefits include the following:
In addition, the Board of Pensions provides each disabled member with personalized support for the duration of the disability. This support includes a designated disability specialist at the Board of Pensions and a designated case manager at Lincoln.
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Employees enrolled in the Death and Disability Plan are eligible for disability benefits.
The Death and Disability Plan is paid 100 percent by the employer. Dues for this coverage are 1 percent of effective salary if offered with Pension Plan enrollment, or 2.5 percent of effective salary if offered without the Pension Plan.
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