Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.39
Liaison Christine Pinkham
Submission Date March 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

British Columbia Institute of Technology
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.25 / 3.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
19.50 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):

Does the institution have significant contractors with employees that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:

Angus Consulting Management Limited (ACML) provides maintenance operations at satellite campuses. https://acml.ca/
Best Service Pros provides custodial services. https://best.ca
Compass Group Canada – Chartwells provides food services. https://www.compass-canada.com/
Paladin Security: https://paladinsecurity.com/
Premier Landscaping Inc. http://www.premierlandscapingbc.com/

Less than 75% of on-site contractors receive a living wage. The exact percentage is unknown so 0% is reported below.

Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):

Total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time or full-time employee or pay grade meets or exceeds what percentage of the living wage?:
150 percent

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade:

The minimum total compensation is greater than 150% of the local living wage. The lowest pay grade for a regular/permanent employee is $23.95/hour. Benefits are at least 22% of the hourly wage. Not all of the non-monetary benefits are included in the 22%.

The total compensation package includes salary, vacation, statutory holidays, pension, sick leave, an extended health and dental plan that includes vision care, group life insurance, paid maternity and parental leave, professional counselling services, professional development funds, tuition fees waived for BCIT courses and free membership and exercise classes at the Recreation Centre.

Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:

A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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