VSTD benefits increase for bus and rail members

Published: November 11, 2016

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the following changes to the Voluntary Short Term Disability (VSTD) plans for bus and rail members, effective January 1, 2017:

 

VSTD changes for bus members

For Bus Members, the maximum weekly VSTD benefit will increase from $210 to $240.

The Elimination Period for Bus Members, which is the waiting period between the first day of a disability and the date benefits actually begin, will be reduced from 30 days to 21 days (benefits will begin on the 22nd day of disability).

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VSTD changes for rail members

For Rail Members, the maximum weekly VSTD benefit will increase from $400 to $450.

The Elimination Period for Rail Members, which is the waiting period between the first day of a disability and the date benefits actually begin, will be reduced from 30 days to 21 days (benefits will begin on the 22nd day of disability).

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