Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Paid Family & Medical Leave (PR PFML)

Disability Benefits Act (DBA) or Seguro Incapacidad No Ocupacional Temporal (SINOT)

The Puerto Rico Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) Temporary Non-Occupational Disability Insurance (SINOT) program pays benefits to insured workers who have lost their wages as a result of a disability caused by an illness or injury that is not related to employment or to a car accident. In addition, it provides dismemberment and death benefits to an insured workers’ dependents. 

Coverage Options: MetLife provides fully insured and self-insured temporary disability coverage.

Job Protection: The PR SINOT program does not provide job protection, only monetary benefits. However, job protection may be provided through other federal or state laws such as the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Benefits: Up to 26 weeks with a maximum benefit of $113 ($55 for agricultural workers).

Contributions: All employers, including public corporations, must pay contributions. Either both the employer and the worker or the employer only contribute to the Disability Fund. The contribution will be .60% of the salary received by the worker, up to a maximum of $9,000.00 per calendar year. The contribution of the worker may not be greater than .30%.

What is Paid Family & Medical Leave?


PR PFML Statutory Leave Benefit Guide View

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