Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.54
Liaison Tom Hartzell
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2020

STARS v2.2

Calvin University
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.19 / 3.00 Andrew George
Director of Human Resource Services
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.63 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:

Unknown at this time. Creative Dining Services and Follett (bookstore) are significant contracts. There may also be significant building contractors under Russell Bray's direction.

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 for the lowest pay grade includes a base salary and benefits options that include health, dental, and vision insurance and up to an 8% of salary contribution to a retirement plan.

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:

Part 2 - It is unknown whether contracted service staff are paid above the local living wage.

Living wage is from http://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/26081

The 98% was calculated by taking the total number of faculty and staff earning $15.63/hr and higher divided by the total number of faculty and staff. The living wage was recorded in November 2019 but may change month-to-month.

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