Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Jennifer Daniels
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Stanislaus
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Julie Johnson
Senior Associate Vice_President for Human Resources
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
17.44 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:
California State University Stanislaus' Auxiliary & Business Services holds contracts with Chartwells Higher Ed for dining services. Chartwells Higher Ed managers receive a living wage and Chartwells' staff are covered by a collective bargaining agreement with Unite Here, Local 19.

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?:
None of the above (i.e. the lowest paid regular employee or pay grade earns less than the living wage)

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade:
Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, OASDI, Medicare, Life and Long Term Disability.

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:
The California State University (CSU) is the nation’s largest four-year public university system with 23 campuses and eight off campus centers. The CSU educates approximately 484,000 students and employs more than 52,000 faculty and staff. The CSU is authorized to grant baccalaureate and master’s degrees as well as teaching credentials. The CSU is committed to the recruitment and hiring of a diverse workforce that makes contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the CSU community. The CSU is governed by a Board of Trustees that appoints the chief executive officer of the system (the Chancellor], Chancellor’s Office executive officers (Executive Vice Chancellors/Vice Chancellors, as well as the Presidents of each individual campuses). The CSU offers compelling compensation offerings designed to inspire and reward efficiency, effectiveness and excellence. Our salaries are the result of in-depth national labor market analyses that ensure the CSU remains in line with compensation trends across higher education.

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
CSU Legislative Reports Website: https://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/government/Advocacy-and-State-Relations/legislativereports1/Summary-of-Hiring-Practices-Report.pdf

CSU Salary Schedule: https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/compensation/Pages/salary-schedule.aspx

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