At Purdue University, short-term disability insurance is only offered to staff
who are classified as clerical or service. They are eligible to elect it after
one year of service.
Faculty, lecturers, and administrative and professional staff are not offered
short-term disability because of the paid sick leave they are provided
(clerical and service staff have different sick leave). The sick leave benefit
has a maximum allowance and rate of pay for a full-time employees as follows:
* Less than one year of continuous service: one hundred percent of the
employee's salary for ten workdays (i.e., eighty hours) during a twelve-month
* One year but less than two years of continuous service: one hundred
percent of the employee's salary for twenty-two workdays (i.e., 176 hours) and
seventy-five percent of his/her salary for twenty-two workdays (i.e., 176
hours) during a twelve-month period.
* Two years but less than three years of continuous service: one
hundred percent of the employee's salary for forty-four workdays (i.e., 352
hours) and seventy-five percent of his/her salary for forty-four workdays
(i.e., 352 hours) during a twelve-month period.
* Three or more years of continuous service: one hundred percent of the
employee's salary for sixty-six workdays (i.e., 528 hours) and seventy-five
percent of his/her salary for sixty-six workdays (i.e., 528 hours) during a
This information can be found here:
* Summary of benefits for clerical and service
* Leave of Absence Policies for Faculty, Continuing Lecturers, and
Administrative and Professional Staff, Revised and New
Coordinator, University Policy Office
[mailto:bounce-121145619-56848...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Bonnie Leigh
Sent: Friday, January 13, 2017 11:24 AM
To: Institutional policy-related discussions (acup...@list.cornell.edu)
Subject: [acupa-l] Short-term Disability waiting period
We are doing some research on catastrophic leave and short-term disability
programs. If your institution has a short-term disability insurance plan, how
long is the initial waiting period? 30 days or shorter?
Thanks in advance,
Bonnie Leigh Reifsteck, M.A.
University Policy Specialist
UNM Policy Office
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
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