Life Insurance and Disability Coverage

What Life Insurance coverage do I have?
  • What Life Insurance coverage do I have?
    You have employer-provided life insurance, and the amount depends on your eligible group. You may also have the option to purchase additional life insurance. You will see your options when you enroll at WellAtNewell.com or you can call 1-833-4NEWELL (463-9355).
Can I purchase Additional Life Insurance?
  • Can I purchase Additional Life Insurance?
    Depending on your eligibility group, you may have the option to purchase additional coverage. You will see your options when you enroll at WellAtNewell.com .
How do I designate a beneficiary for Life Insurance?
  • How do I designate a beneficiary for Life Insurance?
    Contact the Newell Brands Benefits Center at 1-833-4NEWELL (463-9355) or visit WellAtNewell.com for information.
Who administers the disability benefits?
  • Who administers the disability benefits?
    MetLife is the administrator. MetLife is the leading provider of group and individual disability benefits and the third-largest provider of voluntary benefits in the U.S. They’ve been in business for more than 165 years.
What Short-term Disability Coverage is available?
  • What Short-term Disability Coverage is available?
    Short-term Disability (STD) protects a portion of your income in the event of a short-term illness or a non-occupational injury, and is provided after 90 days of employment at no cost to you. You are automatically enrolled. Coverage is provided by Unum and is based on your pay:
    For salaried employees: 80% of your pay
    For hourly employees: 60% of your pay Available benefits may vary by group.

    For details, contact Metlife at 800-638-6420
What is Long-term Disability Coverage?
  • What is Long-term Disability Coverage?
    Long-term Disability (LTD) provides for the replacement of a percentage of basic monthly income in the event an extended illness or injury prevents you from working. Coverage is provided by MetLife and is based on your pay:
    For salaried employees: 60% up to $25k per month
    For hourly employees: 50% benefit with limits, employee paid in most cases (enrollment is required during annual enrollment for most groups for the voluntary LTD coverage for hourly employees)

    Available benefits may vary by group. For details, contact Metlife at 800-638-6420.
When does Long-term Disability (LTD) Coverage begin?
  • When does Long-term Disability (LTD) Coverage begin?
    Typically after 180 days of disability, if you are still disabled (as defined in the policy).
How do I initiate a disability claim?
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  • How do I initiate a disability claim?
    Yes, Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage may be payable in addition to the life benefit if you or a covered dependent die in a covered accident. This coverage also pays benefits for a covered dismemberment. These benefits are subject to policy provisions and exclusions.

    Available benefits may vary by group. For details, contact Unum at 1-877-281-1870.