Short-term Disability (STD)

If you’re unable to work due to an illness or injury, disability coverage can provide the financial security you need while you recover. Short-term disability (STD) benefits are designed to provide you with income for up to 26 weeks if you’re absent from work due to illness or injury. Most non-represented employees and some represented employees are covered by the STD described below.*

The short-term disability plan covers:

You must be continuously disabled through your elimination period to receive benefits. The elimination period is:

This benefit is 100% paid for Northrop Grumman.

*This STD plan doesn't apply to Aeronautics Systems Strategic Business Units, Baltimore represented employees, Sunnyvale represented employees, and Bacchus represented employees. Union employees should review their CBA for more details.

**There may be an elimination period before you’re eligible for benefits. For more information about how the elimination period applies to your STD, view the Northrop Grumman Summary Plan Description.