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Can you be terminated while on long term disability?

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Yes, an employee can and often will be terminated while on a Long-Term disability claim if there is indication he/she will not be returning to work. There is nothing stating or requiring an employer to keep an employee who is unable to perform the tasks required by their job description on staff.

Clearly the Long-Term disability benefits will continue regardless. However, other benefits could be lost once terminated. Check with you insurance provider for specifics on this.
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