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Medical Leave 

A medical leave of absence is an approved absence from work due to illness or injury for more than 7 consecutive days. In most cases your benefit coverage continues during your approved leave provided you continue to make any required contributions.

Review the benefits listed below to find out what happens to your benefits as a result of this life event.

Benefit Changes

 Helpful Tips

  • Review your responsibility for maintaining payments for benefits that you wish to continue during your leave
  • Review your eligibility for short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • Coordinate your return from leave with your supervisor and your Human Resources representative
Call the Northrop Grumman Benefits Center (NGBC) at:
International:  718-354-1338
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET
Hearing impaired - please use the relay service
 through your provider.