DBL Center Prepares to Assist with Questions about Short Term Disability and Paid Leave During COVID-19 Pandemic
DBL Center helps its brokers support their clients through this difficult time
By: The DBL Center Ltd
MELVILLE, N.Y. - March 19, 2020 - PRLog -- In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, business owners and employees in New York and New Jersey have many questions about short-term disability and paid family leave coverage. DBL Center, the family-owned and operated wholesale insurance general agency specializing in statutory short-term disability benefits, is here to answer questions and supply its insurance brokers with the information they need to help business owners and benefits managers across the region.
Common Questions about Short Term Disability and COVID-19
Coronavirus and Short-term Disability Policies: What You Need to Know
If an employee is sick and unable to work due to COVID-19, these claims will be determined on a case by case basis, depending on the severity and length of the illness. Some cases requiring hospitalization may qualify for short-term disability in New York and New Jersey.
PFL and the Coronavirus
New York State PFL claims for paid time off to care for children over a year old who are home from school because their school closed may be denied. If a child is diagnosed with COVID-19, PFL claims would be determined on an individual basis, depending on the severity of the illness.
Working from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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