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Mid-Year Open Enrollment period for the Extended Illness Leave Bank (EILB)

The Mid-Year Open Enrollment period for the Extended Illness Leave Bank (EILB) for new members who did not complete an EILB membership application during the December 2020/January 2021 open enrollment period begins on 6/14/21.


EILB is an optional benefit program intended to provide wage replacement for those employees who would otherwise be without pay during an extended illness. The eligibility requirements are:

  • Membership in the bank is available to regular full-time and part-time employees who donate at least one leave day to the bank

  • Must have at least one year of state service as of 7/1/21.

  • Have acceptable attendance record


OPEN ENROLLMENT & DEADLINES

  • 6/14/21 to 7/30/21: Open enrollment period for new and current members.

  • 8/6/21: Deadline for supervisors to sign off on enrollment forms.

  • CTR will process the donations by 8/13/21

The 2021 EILB Enrollment Application can be found here: https://www.mass.gov/media/1712271/download


You can find additional information on the EILB by using this link: EILB Question and Answer document.

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