I live in California. I've worked for a very large national corporation. I was out on FMLA short term disability for a condition I've lived with but had recently gotten worse and interfered with responsibilities. That short term, turned to long term, and now I'm almost a year out. My Insurance benefits are now through Cobra while Aetna handles the leave on the corporation's behalf. While I've been on leave, another job opportunity has just become available that would work better for my condition. And hence is my dilemma. Question: How do I quit one job while on disability? End my disability. And then go work for the new job? Or should I end my disability, and then call my old boss up and quit? I'd appreciate the advice, thank you!
Sidenote: I get the impression, I should probably return to work for the first corporation for a short period of time. How long would that be? So as not to get dinged with health insurance premiums.
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