New parents having children will find limited financial assistance during a leave of absence from work. State and federal parental leave law offer very limited income protections.

However, having a job and keeping access to health insurance is also very important. Learn about the rights you could enjoy while taking time at home to recover from childbirth or to bond with your newborn baby.

 

Does Arizona offer state short-term disability insurance covering non-occupational accidents and illnesses? It does not. Worker’s compensation covers on-the-job injuries. Social Security helps with off-the-job medical conditions that make it permanently impossible to earn an income. People applying for income replacement for temporary non-occupational health issues are on their own. The state provides little support….