Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.28
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.84 / 3.00
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
20.51 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
96

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

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:

Chartwells (Compass Group, USA) is Eastern's dining services provider on campus.


Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):
82

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:

The lowest paid regular employee at Eastern would be an entry level new custodian, who makes $19.08 per hour. They work a 37.5 hour weekly schedule (75 hours per pay period). Gross Biweekly is $1430.46 and annual is $37,335.


Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:
No

A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:
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Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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This data for this credit gathered in November 2021.

Compensation information provided by Lourdes Ardel, Director of Human Resources.

Information regarding Chartwells was provided by Joe Salvaggio, Sr. Director of Dining Services.

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