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BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES
HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY AND PRACTICES MANUAL
11.6 TEMPORARY DISABILITY INCOME PROTECTION
A Confidential employee who, after six months of continuous employment, becomes totally disabled, receives 2/3 of the employee's salary while disabled for a period not to exceed 335 calendar days.
The benefit payment commences on the day immediately following completion of the use of accumulated sick leave or 30 days of continuous total disability, whichever is greater.The benefit payment continues until one of the following occurs:
A physicians statement is necessary before payment of temporary disability income can be authorized. Employees shall continue to receive the benefits that were provided immediately before the first date of disability.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
State of Maine Benefit Package For Confidential Employees
The Law (1989 Private & Special Laws, Chapter 86, Part C, Section 5)