Supplemental Sick Leave Bank (SSLB) Questions & Answers

  • If I am already a member of the SSLB program, do I need to re-apply?

  • If I terminate my SSLB membership, during the plan year, will my contributed leave day be returned to me?

  • What are the SSLB eligibility conditions?

  • How do I earn a day to contribute to the SSLB program?

  • How do I cancel my enrollment in the SSLB program?

  • What is the maximum number of paid SSLB days?

  • Can I be paid for unused SSLB days granted as a benefit?

  • What type of illness qualifies me to receive a benefit?

  • What is the value of an SSLB day?

  • Can I apply for SSLB benefits if I am eligible for, or receiving payments from other disability income or Workers Compensation?

  • Is there a deadline for applying for benefits?

  • How soon can I apply for benefits?

  • If my request for benefits is denied, can I appeal?

  • How do I apply for SSLB benefits?

  • Where can I get more information and who may I contact with questions?