SMCCE 23. Long Term Disability Insurance

The County shall continue to provide its present long-term income protection plan for permanent employees at no cost to said employees, provided, however, that in order to be eligible for such plan, employees must have been employed by the County for three (3) or more years.

Effective with disabilities commencing on or after January¬†1,¬†1988, the one hundred and twenty (120) day disability period required to qualify for long term income protection shall no longer require continuous disability but shall be cumulative for any single medically verified illness or injury within a period of 6 full months from the date of the disability’s onset. The onset date shall be defined as the first workday the employee was unable to work.