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Some or all of my work can be performed while telecommuting. Can I work outside of the United States?

Staff should not typically be approved to work outside the United States. If approved to do so, they will be limited to working outside the United States for a maximum period of 30 calendar days. Learn more about remote work…

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If my child is unable to attend school/daycare due to their potential exposure to another child with COVID-19, my child is well, and I am unable to work while they are quarantining at home, am I eligible for quarantine pay?

No, quarantine pay can only be used when you, the employee, are exposed to COVID-19. However, you may be eligible for caregiving pay or use vacation/PTO/floating holiday, or take an unpaid leave of absence. If your child is sick,…

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If I am directed to report to work on-site, but I am not comfortable doing so due to health concerns, what are my options?

We recognize returning to the workplace may be a concern for some employees. The health and safety of our community is our top priority. In following guidance from Santa Clara County Public Health, the university is implementing new protocols and…

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What are my options if I am unable to fully work due to child care responsibilities at home or other factors?

To support employees during this period of uncertainty, the university has created new interim policies, effective September 1 through December 21, 2020. The new policies include: Caregiving pay for those who need to provide child and elder care …

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When will we learn more about the university’s plan for Stage 3 restart?

Stanford is currently in Stage 2 of the restart process. Only essential workers, authorized researchers and laboratory support personnel and those with permission to be on campus to prepare the campus for restart should be on campus at this time.

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How many positions were eliminated?

After much consideration and careful planning, this year’s budgetary challenges have unfortunately resulted in 208 permanent layoffs. They have also required 30 temporary layoffs (furloughs).  Units across the university were able to avoid even greater workforce reductions by permanently eliminating…

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