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Providing superior Long Term Disability Benefits to over 20,000 Law Enforcement Participants since 1985.

Non-Sworn EI Plan

(Download Enrollment Application)

 

Monthly Cost $24.50 per month, numerous payment options available
Eligibility Must be an active, full-time Non-Sworn member of a law enforcement department or association under a Non-Sworn Retirement system (CalPers, County Act 1937, or Municipal Plan). A person is not eligible to enroll or participate after he or she is 55 years of age or more.
Percentage of
Wages Protected*

66.6% of wages Non-Industrial Disability
66.6% of wages Industrial Disability

(80% of wages for Catastrophic Disabilities for up to 30 months)

(No Workers' Comp. Permanent Disability offsets)
Maximum Monthly Benefit of $9,500, tax-free

Waiting Period 30 Calendar days – If less than 60 calendar days of personal leave, you may receive 66.7% of wages after 30 calendar days.  Otherwise, 60 calendar days.
Benefit Period Three Years (36 months): Sickness and Accident
(Industrial Disabilities and Non-Industrial Disabilities)
Cost of Living Benefit (COLA) 4% compounded per year (Year 3)
Return to Work
Incentive Benefit
$1,000 per month for Non-Industrial Catastrophic Disability if Participant returns to gainful employment
Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders Fully covered, no restrictions
Lifetime coverage
Stress & Substance
Abuse Benefits
Six (6) months lifetime coverage
(3 months per occurence)
Waiver of Payment Waiver of Payment after no-pay status
Freeze of Personal
Leave Option

After 60 calendar days

Personal Leave
Integration Benefit

After 60 calendar days, you may use personal leave and receive a supplemental benefit from the Plan up to the Maximum Percentage or use 100% personal leave and receive $1,000 per month ($100 per month for Industrial or Disputed Workers’ Comp.)

Benefits Payable
During Disputed Workers Comp. Cases
After 60 calander days - 66.7% of wages or Maximum Benefit of $9,500 monthly
(Repayable only if settled in your favor)
Minimum Monthly Benefit $1,000 per month - paid in addition to personal leave after 60 calendar days
($100 per month for Industrial or Disputed Workers' Comp.)
Disability Pension Advance

Up to 66.7% of wages (max. $9,500 per mo. benefit) may be advanced during retirement processing

Pre-Existing Medical Condition Coverage

All pre-existing medical conditions will be covered once you have been in the Plan for sixty (60) months.

Survivorship Benefit

Six (6) months additional benefits to dependent beneficiary

Death Benefit

$65,000 Death Benefit on- or off-duty natural, accidental or terminal illness ($15,000 initial benefit then $1,000 per month for 50 months)

$10,000 for suicide ($2,000** first 2 Years in Plan)

$20,000 Active Military Leave Death Benefit

(Benefits may be payable within 24 hours of notification)

 

* Maximum percentages reflect amount payable after completion of (a) waiting period, (b) freeze of personal leave option, or (c) personal leave integration. Offsetting Benefit/Income Amounts are applied to reduce amount from the Plan
** The Death Benefit for suicide is limited to $2,000 for the first 24 months of participation in the Plan.

To Apply: Please download the enrollment application above
and mail to CLEA, PO Box 31, Martell, CA 95654.

Please do not discontinue any other coverage until you have been notified that your
CLEA LTD Plan has gone into effect.

 

Request a Summary Plan Description (SPD)

 

The California Law Enforcement Association (Non-Safety Personnel) Long Term Disability Plan was established pursuant to the California Department of Insurance, Insurance Code Sections 11400 – 11407 (Peace Officers Benefit and Relief Association) by CLEA, a police officers benefit and relief association.  CLEA is a non-profit corporation exempt from tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(9). The Plan, CLEA and the Trust, are annually audited by independent certified public accountants in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles.

10-15 This is a highlight page only – certain exceptions & limitations apply. See the Summary Plan Description or the complete Plan Document provisions for a more complete description of coverage.

 

Executive Board

President

Dave Boffi

Daly City POA

Vice President North

Kevin Mickelson

Sacramento Co. DSA

Vice President South

Darin Ryburn

Burbank POA

Chief Financial Officer

Joe Chirillo

Beverly Hills POA

Executive Secretary

Mario Yagoda

Glendale POA

Chairman of the Board

Jerry Hall

DSA of Santa Clara Co.

 

 

 

 

 

California Public Safety Administrators, Inc.

Plan Administrators

CA Insurance Lic. #0544968