Ill or occupationally disabled

When you are sick, your employer will continue to pay your salary for a maximum of 2 years (104 weeks). During the first 2 years that you are ill, the pension accrual continues as if you were not ill.

Sick for longer than 2 years
If you are sick for more than 2 years, you receive a WIA benefit from the government. You will then continue to accrue pension without having to pay contributions. The pension fund pays part of your pension contribution. We call this a waiver of contributions in the event of incapacity for work.

Partially disabled
Are you partially disabled and are partially still in service with your employer? For the part you are still employed, the pension is accrued as usual.

What should you do?

  • In the first 2 years of your illness, your contributions will be deposited based on your salary. You don’t have to do anything.
  • If you are receiving a WIA benefit (Work and Income according to Labour Capacity Act), the pension fund will contribute to your pension contribution. How much we contribute depends on your percentage of occupational disability.
  • Does your disability percentage change? Please inform us at all times. Also send us a copy of your new UWV decision.
You are ...% disabled: You are employed, your pension accrual is: You are not employed, your pension accrual is: Contribution paid by pension fund:
65% - 100% 100% 100% 100%
45% - 65% 100%  50%  50%
 0% - 45% 100%   0%   0%