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12.4 Global Human Resources Benefit Programs

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Benefit programs vary by country for employees outside of the US, as described in these guidelines. 

Authority: Approved by the Vice President of Human Resources.


12.4.1 Global Benefit Administration

Global HR Programs is the responsible party to initiate employee benefits for Stanford and its affiliates in locations outside of the US. Global HR Programs will also typically administer these benefits, unless explicitly...

12.4.2 Survivor Benefit Plans

Stanford makes available an international life insurance plan for affiliated employees outside of the US. US citizens and legal residents may be allowed to continue US-based life insurance programs. Contact Global HR...

12.4.3 Health Plans

Stanford offers an international health (medical and dental) plan to employees and affiliated employees working outside of the US. In specific countries, a health plan that aligns with that country’s social insurance may be...

12.4.4 Tuition Privileges

Does not apply to global employees.

12.4.5 University Housing Programs

Does not apply to global employees.

12.4.6 Disability and Family Leaves

Stanford provides disability coverage in each country in compliance with law and appropriate for University and affiliated staff. Leave and salary continuation policies will be maintained and communicated by Global HR...

12.4.7 University Resources

Refer to University Administrative Guide Memo 2.3.6.