LTD

Fired teacher gets 12 months plus LTD to age 65

Fired teacher gets 12 months plus LTD to age 65

A wrongfully dismissed computer studies teacher was awarded 12 months’ pay plus payments in lieu of long term disability for 11 years until age 65. This case re-affirms that employers must continue LTD coverage for wrongfully dismissed employees during statutory and common law notice periods or the organization will have to foot the bill if a former employee becomes disabled once they are no longe... »

Limited options available for LTD coverage after age 65

Limited options available for LTD coverage after age 65

The abolition of mandatory retirement across the country has removed a major obstacle for people who want to work beyond age 65. But options for older workers who need to be insured for long term disability (LTD) late in their career are very limited. The reality is that if you stick with the same employer, your group LTD coverage will typically terminate at age 65. So I asked Lorne Marr, Director... »