Pay During Leave

Pay During Leave of Absence

If a leave is denied or exhausted, status will revert to active in the Aerospace system.  If this happens while at home and you need assistance, please contact the Employee Benefits Service Center or 310.336.2400.

Short-Term Disability (STD)

Benefits begin:  the eighth day of disability (after seven calendar days).

Eligibility:  Absence due to your medical condition that lasts more than seven days. Regular part-time or regular full-time active non-CA employee enrolled in STD coverage through The Hartford

How to submit a claim:   Call The Hartford at 888.980.9382

Pay:  The Hartford pays STD benefits at 60% of weekly salary up to a max of $1300 per week; Aerospace pays 30% of weekly salary for total of 90% for the first 90 days (13 weeks).  If still disabled, Hartford pays STD benefits at 60% of weekly salary up to a max of $1300  per week; Aerospace pays 20% of weekly salary for total of 80% on the 91st day (13 weeks).

Aerospace stops pay at 6 months (180th day or 26th week).

Duration: Up to 52 weeks.

Other: Aerospace integrates Supplemental Sick Leave pay with STD benefits to provide wages during a disability period, up to a maximum of 26 weeks or 1,040 hours.

STD Evidence of Coverage

Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Benefits begin: After 180 days of disability.

Eligibility:  Absence due to medical condition that lasts more than six months. 

Regular part-time or regular full-time active employee enrolled in LTD coverage through The Hartford

How to submit a claim: Call The Hartford at 888.980.9382

Pay:  60% of monthly salary up to a maximum of $10,000 *

Paid by: The Hartford.

Duration: Until  return to work or maximum duration of benefits is reached

Other: LTD benefits integrate with STD/SDI from week 26 to week 52.

* If enrolled in Supplemental LTD, Unum pays an additional 10% up to a combined maximum monthly benefit of $15,000.

LTD Evidence of Coverage

Occasional Sick

Benefits begin: On the first calendar day of absence due to disability or Kin Care (non-exempt only).

Eligibility: Absence due to your own medical condition or the illness of a family member (Kin Care).

Casual, temporary, regular part-time, or regular full-time active employee.

How to request this pay:  Use code S in EZTime

Pay: Provides full salary continuation for brief periods based on eligibility, available hours of sick leave,  and management approval.

Paid by: Aerospace

Duration: Five work days.

Other: Occasional Sick Leave may be used during the waiting period for SDI/STD.

Sick Leave Policy

Supplemental Sick 

Benefits begin: On the eighth calendar day of absence due to disability (after seven calendar days).

Eligibility: Absent due to a medical condition that lasts more than seven days. Temporary, regular part-time or regular full-time active. Eligible for SDI/STD/Workers Compensation

How to request pay:  Provide Payroll with proof of SDI Benefits received from EDD. STD or Workers’ Compensation proof of benefits is provided by each carrier directly to Payroll.

Pay: Full-time employees receive supplemental sick leave payments for 40 hours of leave per week. Part-time employees receive supplemental sick leave payments according to the employee’s scheduled workweek. Paid by Aerospace.

Duration: Up to 26 weeks/1040 hours.

Other: Supplemental sick leave pay is offset by payments from SDI/STD/Workers Compensation. Must apply for SDI/STD/Workers Compensation prior to receiving supplemental pay.    Sick Leave Policy

Workers’ Compensation

Benefits begin: In accordance with State law.

Eligibility: Absence due to work-related illness or injury in accordance with state law. All employees are eligible.

How to submit claims: Report any workplace accident, injury or illness, no matter how minor, as soon as possible to your supervisor and the Environmental Health and Safety Department. Be sure to follow these steps in order to avoid delays or denial. Claims are coordinated through the Aerospace Environmental Health and Safety Department. 

Pay: Determined and paid by Zurich.

Duration: Evaluated on a case by case basis.

Other: Supplemental sick leave, SDI, STD, LTD, or actual vacation time may be used, as permitted by corporate practice. All such payments will be integrated with any wage reimbursement benefits that you may receive. At no time will any employee receive a greater total payment than their regular compensation.

Sick Leave Policy

Paid Parental Leave (PPL)

Benefits begin: For non-birth parents, benefits begin on the first day of the child’s birth, adoption, or foster placement. For birth mothers, it begins the first day following doctor’s release to work after STD/SDI.

Eligibility:  Regular part-time or regular full-time .

How to request this pay:  Contact The Hartford directly at 888.980.9382 to submit documents for approval, using code PPL on EZT. California employees must send proof of all 
PFL benefits  received to Payroll. 

Pay: Full-time employees receive PFL payments in weekly increments, via regular weekly payroll. Part-time employees are paid based on scheduled workweek. You will receive 100% of your regular pay, including any state-mandated benefits based on the employee’s work location.

Duration: Maximum of 160 hours, taken consecutively or intermittently (in full-week increments) within 12 months of the birth, adoption, or foster placement.

 

 

Vacation Pay

Benefits begin the first day of absence.

Eligibility: Regular part-time or regular full-time active employee

How to request this pay: Use code V on EZTime.

Pay:  Paid per day up to your vacation balance.

Paid by: Aerospace

Duration: Up to hours accrued to date.

Other:  Vacation time may be used to cover the seven day waiting period for PFL or SDI, and after the supplemental sick leave has been exhausted.

Vacation Policy

 

 

 

California State Disability Insurance (SDI)

Benefits begin the eighth day of disability (after seven calendar days).

Requirements: Absence due to a medical condition that lasts more than seven days.

Eligibility: Regular part-time or regular full-time active California employees

Register with EDD prior to (or on) the first day of leave.   

File a Disability Claim in SDI Online

File claims: Claims must be filed no less than 9 days—but not later than 49 days—after the first day of leave.  If submitted late, benefits could be lost. 

Pay:  EDD pays SDI benefits at 60% of weekly salary up to a max of $1300 per week; Aerospace pays 30% of weekly salary for total of 90% for the first 90 days (13 weeks). If still disabled, EDD pays SDI benefits at 60% of weekly salary up to a max of $1300 per week; Aerospace pays 20% of weekly salary for total of 80% on the 91st day (13 weeks).

Aerospace stops pay at 6 months (180th day or 26th week).

Duration: Up to 52 weeks.

Other: Supplemental Sick Leave will be integrated with SDI benefits to provide 90 – 80% wages during a disability period up to a maximum of 26 weeks or 1,040 hours

California Paid Family Leave (PFL)

Benefits begin the first day of absence.

Requirements:  Time off needed to care for a child, parent, in-law, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse or registered domestic partner; or to bond with a new child.

Eligibility: Regular part-time or regular full-time active California employees .

Register with EDD prior to (or on) the first day of leave. 

File a Paid Family Leave Claim in SDI Online

File claims: Claims must be filed no less than 9 days—but not later than 49 days—after the first day of leave.  If submitted late, benefits could be lost. 

Pay: 60% of weekly salary up to a maximum of $1,300. Paid by the State of California through EDD.

Duration: Up to eight weeks in a 12-month period.

Other: Vacation pay may be combined with PFL benefits to provide full wages up to a maximum of eight weeks.