You can enroll in and pay for Short Term Disability insurance with the Standard insurance company. This benefit provides partial salary replacement if you can't work due to your own disabling injury/illness.
Benefits on an approved claim begin after 30-day waiting period from your determined "date of disability" and may continue for a up to a maximum of 9 weeks.
You must apply within 31 days of hire to enroll to be guaranteed the 30 day waiting period. If you apply after this 31 days, you'll have a 60-day waiting period for illnesses or pregnancy during the first year of coverage.
You may enroll or end at any time using the Workday Benefits worklet.
- Optional Short Term Disability Plan Highlights (pdf)
- Optional Short Term Disability Insurance Policy (pdf) - through The Standard Insurance Company