Benefits and Health Care

January 18, 2017

The price of doing a postdoc

Check out this article from Science magazine about the financial costs of doing a postdoc: http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2017/01/price-doing-postdoc  

December 1, 2016

Update on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Impact on UW Post-docs

As announced earlier, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued in May the final ruling that mandates an increase in the minimum salary for postdocs. However, recently a federal court injunction has suspended the new requirement causing some uncertainty as to how the university would react. We are happy to inform all postdocs that this uncertainty…

October 24, 2014

Parental Leave as a Postdoc

This document provides basic information that applies to postdocs in all departments at UW. Be sure to confer with your departmental HR rep for additional details specific to your department, but you are entitled to the parental leave benefits outlined below no matter which department you are in.