Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.18
Liaison Ryan Todd
Submission Date May 9, 2016
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STARS v2.0

California State University, Sacramento
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—Sustainability
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Number of employees:
2874

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
2874

Does the institution have employees of contractors working on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
Yes

Number of employees of contractors working on campus:
1186

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
1186

A brief description of the sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements covering staff, faculty and/or employees of contractors:

Employees of the California State University system (including CSU Sacramento State) are covered under several collective bargaining agreements.

Those agreements are available at http://www.calstate.edu/LaborRel/Contracts_HTML/current_cba.shtml.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
No
+ Date Revised: June 9, 2016

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
2874

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
1186

A brief description of the standard(s) against which compensation was assessed:

The California State University system holds rigorous compensation standards to ensure the well being of employees.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, full-time employees:

Employees are paid at least the minimum wage rate in California. Staff with appointment time of more than 6 months are eligible for benefits. Faculty with academic year appointment are eligible for benefits. Lecturer or coaches with 12 month appointment are eligible for benefits.
Benefits include:
Medical
Dental
Vision
FlexCash
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability Insurance
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Health Care Reimbursement Account
Voluntary Benefits Plans
Savings Plus Program
Scholarshare College Savings Plan (California's 529 Plan)
Tax Sheltered Annuity


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time employees:

Employees are paid at least the minimum wage rate in California.
Staff with an appointment with length of more than 6 months and timebase of half-time or more are eligible for benefits.
Instructional Faculty with a 12-month or Academic Year (AY) appointment with length of more than 6 months and minimum 7.5 weighted teaching units are eligible for benefits.
Lecturer or Coach with a 12-month appointment with length of more than 6 months and minimum 7.5 weighted teaching units or AY appointment for minimum of one semester and 6 weighted teaching units are eligible for benefits.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular) staff:

Employees are paid at least the minimum wage rate in California. Temporary employees do not receive benefits.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular, adjunct or contingent) faculty:

Employees are paid at least the minimum wage rate in California. Faculty with a 12-month or Academic Year appointment with length of more than 6 months and minimum 7.5 weighted teaching units are eligible for benefits. Faculty employed solely to teach summer session, extension, or intersession are not eligible for benefits.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid student employees (graduate and/or undergraduate, as applicable):

Employees are paid at least the minimum wage rate in California. Student employees are not eligible for benefits.


The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
10 US/Canadian $

Does the institution have an on-site child care facility, partner with a local facility, and/or provide subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of faculty and staff?:
Yes

Does the institution offer a socially responsible investment option for retirement plans?:
Yes

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable compensation policies and practices is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.