If you are out on Short Term pay disability, do you have to file a FMLA form? Maine
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Filed short term disability pay.
I hope this message finds you well. If no FMLA claim is made concurrent to the short-term disability claim and pay, then the answer to your question is no. However, most individuals use short-term disability and FMLA leave concurrently since they work hand in hand quite well. If a request or claim for FMLA is made while receiving short term disability payment, then the answer to your question will be yes, you do have to fill out the FMLA form.
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If a request or claim for FMLA is made while receiving short term disability payment, then the answer to your question will be yes, you do have to fill out the FMLA form.
I do not understand what this means. Are you stating that if I receive short term pay and my employer requests I fill out a claim, then I have to, and if that is what you mean, then once filled out will I lose my Short term pay?
That is correct and you will not lose the short term disability. They can work at the same time.
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