Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Kathleen Crawford
Submission Date July 28, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Florida Gulf Coast University
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Katie Leone
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Health & Safety
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Number of employees:
1415

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
1415

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

Number of employees of contractors working on campus:
370

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
76

A brief description of the sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements covering staff, faculty and/or employees of contractors:

FGCU Human resources participates annually in salary bench marking surveys to monitor and assess employee compensation to ensure that employees are earning, at minimum, the living wage for Lee County, Florida and ideally, a competitive, market wage for the appropriate labor market.

All Faculty are members of the United Faculty of Florida
http://www.fgcu.edu/AA/Files/provost/2011-2014_Collecdtive_Bargaining_Agreement_modified_2-20-14.pdf

The bookstore (Follett) employs 20 workers, 6 of which are full-time and are covered by sustainable compensation standards. The remaining 14 are part-time student workers. They are paid above minimum wage and receive a 20% discount.

Our food service provider (Aramark) employs 250 workers at FGCU, 70 of which are full-time and are covered by sustainable compensation standards.

The Physical Plant uses a custodial contractor which employees 60 people and a landscaping contractor that employs 5 people. Aside from knowing that all workers are paid at least the minim wage, we have no data on the contractors sustainable compensation or collective bargaining policies. As such, we did not count these employees in our total for the reporting field above.

Housing and Residence life uses a custodial cleaning company and a carpeting cleaning company. The custodial cleaning company employs 25 people and the carpet cleaning company employees 10 people. Aside from knowing that all workers are paid at least the minim wage, we have no data on the contractors sustainable compensation or collective bargaining policies. As such, we did not count these employees in our total for the reporting field above.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
No

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
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Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
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A brief description of the standard(s) against which compensation was assessed:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, full-time employees:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time employees:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular) staff:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular, adjunct or contingent) faculty:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid student employees (graduate and/or undergraduate, as applicable):
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The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
7.93 US/Canadian $

Does the institution have an on-site child care facility, partner with a local facility, and/or provide subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of faculty and staff?:
Yes

Does the institution offer a socially responsible investment option for retirement plans?:
Yes

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable compensation policies and practices is available:
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