Why Employers Should Consider Adding Short-Term Disability During Pandemic

August 7, 2020 | By Ed Gussio – columnist | Flagstaff Business & Online News


Disability insurance is one of the most overlooked of all employee benefit plans. Think about it: who wants to think they are at risk for becoming disabled?

In normal times, this happens more often than we would like to think. Today, in the unusual circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic that we find ourselves in, it is more important than ever for your employees.

As a reminder, disability insurance is income protection in case of disability due to accident or illness…

According to the 2019 SHRM Employee Benefit Survey, only 61% of employers offer STD insurance…

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