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…Read full answer about If I am directed to report to work on-site, but I am not comfortable doing so, what are my options?
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To support employees during this period of uncertainty, the university has created new interim policies, effective September 1. Employees should consult with their supervisor to discuss options such as flexible work arrangements, personal leave, Paid Family Leave if eligible,…Read full answer about What are my options if I am unable to fully work due to child care responsibilities at home or other factors?
An FTE reduction occurs when an employee’s standard work hours, or Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), is adjusted from full-time to part-time. An employee’s work hours may be reduced for a temporary duration or permanently.Read full answer about What is an FTE reduction?
If you are restricted from returning to Stanford due to personal travel and are unable to work from home, you may use vacation/PTO/floating holiday, or take an unpaid leave of absence. For information about the university’s travel guidance, visit…Read full answer about If the university, the County or a healthcare provider requires me to quarantine following personal travel, and I am unable to work from home, what options do I have?
For managers with employees who don’t have access to computers, please contact Heather Perry (email@example.com) in Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S). A PowerPoint slide version of the COVID-19 Hygiene Best Practices training course can be made available in…Read full answer about How can employees who do not have access to computers take the required COVID-19 Hygiene Best Practices training?
Yes, you are allowed to wear a personally owned cloth face covering. There are several options for face coverings, as long as they cover the nose and mouth. Face coverings can be made of a variety of cloth materials, such…Read full answer about Can I wear my own face covering?
At this time, no researcher should be physically present in campus laboratories or research spaces except to conduct approved Essential Research Functions, defined as:maintenance required to preserve laboratory viability; certain clinical research per SOM Guidance for Clinical Trials and Clinical…Read full answer about What research is considered critical during the “shelter in place”?
If you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed...Read full answer about I’m worried about my overall well-being and prevention strategies. How can I manage stress during this time?
We are actively monitoring the situation on campus and in the community. Considerations include availability of campus-wide resources, levels of staffing, and other conditions on and around campus.If the situation worsens, the Stanford Administration may, in consultation with public health…Read full answer about If research activities are curtailed, would we have enough notice?
Disinfection frequency depends on the amount of activity in the lab and shared office areas. At the very least, disinfection should occur daily before closing for the day. Janitorial services are providing stepped-up cleaning of cafeterias, breakrooms, bathrooms and other…Read full answer about How frequently should disinfection occur in laboratory spaces and adjoining offices?