I am a single mom and work for a very small company. The FMLA act i think covers me getting maternity leave but its unpaid and i cant afford to do that! Someone mentioned to me using my short term disability leave which would allow me 3 months out with 60%of my weekly pay. Am i capable of using this? Do other women use this? Do i have to actually have a disability or can i just get my doctor to write a note?
Asked by Anonymous at 9:55 PM on Sep. 24, 2008 in Pregnancy
Answer by AussieMum2 at 10:00 PM on Sep. 24, 2008Credits: 18 Level 3
Answer by Kerinmomof2 at 10:07 PM on Sep. 24, 2008Credits: 0 Level 1
I do think that you need to have been signed up for the disability insurance prior to being pregnant, and I don't know for how long. That may differ by company and policy. Call and ask.
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