318 Voluntary Short-Term Disability

Spelman provides a short-term disability (STD) benefits plan to eligible employees who are unable to work because of a qualifying disability due to an injury or illness. Employees in the following employment classifications are eligible to participate in the STD plan:

Regular full-time employees

Eligible employees may participate in the STD plan subject to all terms and conditions of the agreement between Spelman and the insurance carrier.

Disabilities arising from pregnancy or pregnancy-related illness are treated the same as any other illness that prevents an employee from working.

Details of the STD benefits plan including, plan options, benefit amounts, when they are payable, and limitations, restrictions, and other exclusions are described in the Summary Plan Description provided to eligible employees. Contact the Office of Human Resources for more information about STD benefits.



Policy No.  318  Effective Date:  9/1/2000  Revision Date:  2/26/2010