Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.21
Liaison Chris Gardner
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2022

STARS v2.2

Douglas College
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 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):
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:

- Mott Electric – three union, full-time electricians
- Johnson Controls – one full time union HVAC tech, one full time non-union DDC tech
- Siemens – Some union, some not. On call only.
- Purcell Mechanical – one non-union. On-call
- B&O – one union, full time carpenter
- Sodexo - 34 employees, 32 unionized (below living wage)
- Chartwells (dining/catering): 39 Staff (Unionized); 3 Managers (Non-Union wage).
- Paladin Security: 53% (17 out of 32) are receiving a wage that is above
the living wage for Metro Vancouver.

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?:
100 percent

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

At Douglas College, the lowest pay grade for our unionized support staff has an annual base salary ranging from $39,253 to $42,602 (based on 35-hour week for 52 weeks). The total compensation including benefit ranges from $48,379 to $52,507.

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:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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