Parents in Indiana find little direct financial assistance from maternity and family medical leave of absence laws. There is no federal or state-based regulation requiring private employers to offer income replacement benefits.

Job protection rights provide an indirect form of help. Having a job once you are ready to return to work can make a big difference – if you qualify.

 

Short-term disability benefits in Indiana consists primarily of taxpayer-funded plans for state employees, voluntary programs offered to private workers, and individual coverage people can purchase directly. Each type works differently. Hoosier state residents can find answers to tricky questions about the different types of policies available to protect income. This article addresses several common questions…