STATE OF CALIFORNIA
LABOR AND WORKFORCE
EDD is an equal opportunity employer/program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request
to individuals with disabilities. Requests for services,
aids, and/or alternate formats need to be made by
calling 800-480-3287 (voice) or TTY 800-563-2441.
If you are a business
owner or self-employed,
then Disability Insurance
Elective Coverage may
be for you!
A SAFETY NET FOR THE
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Protect your most valuable asset-
your ability to earn an income
As someone whose livelihood depends on
your ability to run a business, you should
consider what would happen if your income
You were sick, injured, or pregnant and
could not work.
Your parent, child, spouse, or registered
domestic partner needs your care due to a
serious health condition.
You would like to bond with your new minor
Could you do without your income even
A financial safety net
The Disability Insurance Elective Coverage
(DIEC) program offers a safety net to
business owners or self-employed individuals.
Premiums are based on net profits as
declared on the Internal Revenue Service
Form 1040 Schedule SE or Schedule C.
Benefits range from $51 to $917 per week.
Consider the benefits
Protection against loss of income due to
injury, pregnancy, or illness - whether or not
it is work-related.
Up to 39 weeks of benefits for your
Automatic coverage in California’s Paid
Family Leave (PFL) insurance program,
which provides up to six weeks of benefits
to care for a seriously ill parent, child,
spouse, registered domestic partner, or to
bond with a new minor child.
For more information about Disability
Insurance, call (800) 480-3287 or for
information about PFL insurance benefits,
call (877) 238-4373.
You must own your own busi