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Postdoc Legal Notices


This document contains the Legal Notices required for the health and welfare plans that are generally offered to appointed postdocs of Leland Stanford Junior University during the January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 plan year.

This 2018 Summary Annual Report is being provided to you in accordance with federal law and you are not required to take any action.

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides eligible postdocs with 12 work weeks of unpaid, job protected leave in a defined 12-month period for specified family and medical reasons. Effective January 1st, 2015, Stanford is moving to a “rolling” backwards calculation method (the “Rolling Backwards Method”). Currently Stanford has a “Calendar Method,” which means that the 12-month period runs from January 1st to December 31st.