The state of Rhode Island has some of the most comprehensive regulations affecting growing families while on leave. Healthcare utilization is very high when mom gives birth and lost income could be crippling.

Several family-friendly regulations provide extended job protections for extended pregnancy leave, along with three forms of income replacement. One you could easily miss.

 

The mandatory Rhode Island temporary disability insurance program is one of only five in the United States. The plan provides critical income support when employees are unable to work because of an off-the-job medical condition.

See how much it pays, how long it lasts, and determine the steps needed to apply for benefits.