LONG TERM DISABILITY
MWSU provides long-term disability (LTD) coverage through Prudential to all benefit eligible employees. Employees who are disabled due to a non-work related injury or illness may qualify for 60% of salary after a 180 day elimination period.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY
MWSU also provides short term disability (STD) coverage to all benefit eligible employees who have been employed by MWSU for six years or more. Employee who are disabled due to injury or illness may qualify for 40% of salary (6-10 yrs of service) or 50% of salary (11+ yrs of service) for up to 13 weeks.
- All accumulated leave must be exhausted before consideration is given to short term disability assistance.
- Proof of disability by an attending physician is required.
- All regular benefits provided to employees shall continue during the short term disability period.
- The President has final approval of the application.
STD Request Form – Contact Human Resources