A. Long-term disability benefits for participating employees shall commence upon the expiration of the maximum period for which the participating employee is eligible to receive short-term disability benefits under § 51.1-1155.
B. Except as provided in § 51.1-1171, long-term disability benefits shall provide income replacement in an amount equal to 60 percent of a participating employee’s creditable compensation.
C. Creditable compensation during periods an employee receives long-term disability benefits shall not include salary increases awarded during the period covered by long-term disability benefits.
D. Long-term disability benefits shall be payable only during periods of (i) total disability or (ii) partial disability.
E. Unless otherwise directed, to be eligible for benefits under this section, the employee must apply for Social Security disability benefits.
2012, cc. 701, 823.