Overview of Disability Plans
1 hour 30 minutes
Learn what disability plans are, the different types available to offer, and the parameters of implementing a disability plan.
Recent events forced employers into making tough employment decisions. Employees were laid off, departments were reorganized and streamlined, and employers implemented new policies and procedures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Many moves were taken to temporarily combat the staffing issues caused when employees were affected by the coronavirus. So, how can employers adapt their benefits structure for long-term, practical effect? Disability plans can help employees receive benefits they need to care for themselves, maintain income, and stay committed to returning to work.
• You will be able to define disability for purposes of implementing a disability plan.
• You will be able to describe the coordination of other leave policies and laws with your disability plan.
• You will be able to explain to your employees what is required of them in order to take full advantage of the benefit.
• You will be able to identify the key documents necessary to administer a disability plan successfully and efficiently.