As a member of the N.C. Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (TSERS), in order to provide disability coverage during the period you are not eligible for the State's short-term or long-term disability benefit, and to provide additional benefits after you become eligible, you may elect to enroll in a voluntary supplemental disability plan.
Eligibility: Permanent employees regularly scheduled to work 75% time or more (30 hours or more per week) and participating in TSERS.
Carrier: Liberty Mutual
Benefit: 66 2/3% of your gross monthly salary up to $10,000, coordinated with certain other benefits.
For more information: See link for Liberty Mutual information.
Coverage: Provides replacement income while you are ineligible for the Stateâ??s Disability Income Plan and supplements the State's plan when you are eligible.
Waiting Period before Benefits begin: 90 days
Enrollment: Download the enrollment form for Liberty. If you do not enroll within 60 days of employment and choose to enroll at a later time, you will have to furnish evidence of insurability that is satisfactory to Liberty Mutual.