Short and Long Term Disability

Short Term Disability 

VMware provides Short Term Disability (STD) benefits in accordance with statutory requirements. Disability is defined as inability to work as the result of sickness. 


All regular employees of VMware are eligible for Short Term Disability (STD) benefits. 

Waiting Period 

Short Term Disability (STD) benefits will be payable on the first day of sickness or disability. 


Short Term Disability Benefits

Time Disabled Percentage of Your Salary
First Year 100%
Second Year 70%

Long Term Disability 

VMware provides WGA-Gap and WIA-excess Insurance. The definition of disability is based on the WIA legislation. 


All regular employees of VMware are eligible for WGA-Gap and WIA-Excess insurance. 

Waiting Period 

WGA-Gap and WIA-Excess benefits will be payable after 104 weeks. 



You are automatically enrolled in the Long-Term Disability insurance. 


VMware pays 100% of the premium costs for the WGA-Gap and WIA-Excess insurances. 

When Coverage Begins 

Coverage will begin on your first day of active work as a VMware employee. 

When Coverage Ends 

Coverage will end on the last day of your employment with VMware although an individual insurance solution is available which terminating employees can chose to purchase.