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Re: Insurance for postdocs Ginny L. Goodwin (02 Jun 1999 11:34 EST)

Re: Insurance for postdocs Ginny L. Goodwin 02 Jun 1999 11:34 EST

 At the University of Georgia, we pay Post Docs from the payroll
instead of as stipends.  This way they are considered employees
and are eligible for benefits, I.D.'s, parking, etc.

Date sent:              Wed, 2 Jun 1999 11:30:44 -0500
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From:                   "Peter J. Dolce" <xxxxxx@CCVAX.MMC.EDU>
Organization:           Meharry Medical College
Subject:                Insurance for postdocs
To:                     xxxxxx@HRINET.ORG

> We’re getting our first postdocs who are paid by stipends from an NIH
> training grant and are having trouble with health insurance.  They’re
> not on the payroll, so they’re not employees and are not eligible for
> employee health insurance;  they don’t register for classes, so they’re
> not students and are not eligible for the student plan.  How do other
> schools handle this?  More broadly, what is the relationship of postdocs
> to the university?  How do you define their status so as to trigger
> access to the things they should have—ID cards, access to the library,
> etc.?
> Thanks

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