Because employers can't talk to each employee one-to-one, this provides a ”safety net” for the employer to know that their employees are taken care of. If the employee chooses to unenroll, then the employer will know that the employee made a conscious decision.
Auto-enrolling makes it easier as sometimes [employees] realize that they wished they had enrolled during open-enrollment.
It's done for me so I'm covered if something happens. It's easy for me since the employer enrolls me and deducts the cost from my check. It's a worry free solution to getting an insurance type that is important.
Almost half of American adults say that they have only enough savings to cover 3 months of living expenses in the event they’re not earning any income4
The average SSDI benefit is $1,197 each month. This is just above the poverty guideline and the time from application to decision can take three to five months.5
Disability benefits replace part of an employees’ income if they cannot work due to illness (like cancer) or injury (like a bad back) and their claim for benefits is approved.
At Sun Life, we help return employees to a productivity, either to their own job or to a new job. This means helping employers keep their talent.