What is Short-Term Disability?

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you will find this Glossary useful.

Short-term disability refers to a benefit designed to provide temporary income to employees when they become injured or ill and can't perform perform their work duties. 

Short-term disability definition

Short-term disability refers to a benefit designed to provide temporary income to employees when they become injured or ill and can't perform perform their work duties. The illness/injuries don't have to work-related.

Since the benefit works on a short-term time frame, the employee is expected to return to work after a specific amount of time has passed.



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