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Customer: I'm on short term disability( paid by union( for my high risk pregnancy and looking to work from home from my computer for commission. I'm wondering if thats legal
Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Welcome to JA and thank you for your question. You would be working from home for your employer?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
from home but for a different employer
its a commission position online
Employment Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago
Is your question with regard to the fact that you are collecting disability?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Will it affect me having short term disability if i work from home for another employer?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
will I lose my disability payments?
Employment Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago
Not necessarily. You would contact your local social security office. Provided you don't exceed the amount you are able to earn while on disability you would be able to work part time and retain the disability. http://www.disabilitysecrets.com/page1-13.html Where are you located?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Located in Long Island NY
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Also this is an employer sponsored short term disability plan.
Employment Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago
Thank you for the clarification. You will want to check your company's policy in short term disability. There is the risk of you and the employer facing fraud issues. This is a situation that would be scrutinized. If your employer has a policy on this you will want to abide by the policy.
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Employment Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago
You are only entitled to employer disability during pregnancy for the period of time that you are unable to work. You don't want to take any chances under this set of circumstances in New York.
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Employment Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago
http://www.disabilitysecrets.com/resources/disability/short-term-disability-laws/new-york.htm
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
My disability is only effective till September 18th . Can I work while on FMLA ?
Employment Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago
Does your employer have a policy that would allow you to work?
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Employment Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago

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