Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.02
Liaison Laura Bain
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

Furman University
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
0.45 / 3.00 Laura Bain
Associate Director of Sustainability Assessment
David E. Shi Center for Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
14.58 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
89.86

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:

Dining/catering run by Bon Appetit, bookstore run by Barnes & Noble, post office run by P2X. Data not available for Barnes & Noble.


Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):
29.50

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:

This includes employer cost of medical insurance, life insurance, and retirement contribution as well as the use of the staff health care clinic, paid sick and vacation leave, discounted meals, and free admission to athletic and cultural events.


Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:
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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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Based on feedback from submission review, the latest living wage has increased since the time our data was gathered. We will update the living wage figure for our region for future reporting.

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