Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.37
Liaison Remian Santos
Submission Date July 7, 2021

STARS v2.2

PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Maria Sheila Alvarez
Human Resource Development Office
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
14 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:

The school has the following contracted personnel, working to support the core business operations and process of the institution:
1. Security Personnel - responsible for the safety and security of the whole campus
2. Janitorial/Maintenance Personnel - engaged to serve as the keepers of cleanliness and upkeep of the whole campus
3. Professional/Consultant/Retainers - engaged for specific professional expertise needed by the Institution in the course of its operations
4. Drivers - responsible for transporting students and other school stakeholders in and out of the campus using the campus fleet.

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?:
125 percent

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

De La Salle Lipa offers an above minimum wage to its employees and contractors. The basis of the wages is the Wage Order No. IVA-18 on April 28, 2018, CALABARZON - Batangas Philippines.

Aside from and on top of the mandated local minimum wage, the school has the following benefits:
1. Salary Grade Allowance - based on employee job grade
2. Medical Insurance
3. Accidental Benefit Insurance
4. Full-Time Employee Children full-tuition scholarship
5. De minimis benefits - in form of rice and clotinh allowances

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:

Explicitly stated on DLSL Mission Statement that:

Inspired by our faith in God, by our Catholic traditions, and by the charism of St. John Baptist de La Salle, educational innovator par excellence, we, together and by association, are committed to giving quality human and Christian education to all, building a society FOUNDED ON EQUITY AND JUSTICE and on sustainable & inclusive development.

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

The school's wages and salary/compensation schemes are guided by the Philippines Department of Labor & Employment National Wage and Productivity Commission (DOLE_NWPC). It is a mandate of the commission to regularly issue Wage Orders per region, through the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board as mandated by the Republic Act 6727 or known as "The Wage Rationalization Act". Mandates and orders are published publicly for guidance and reference private establishments within the country.

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