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Liaison Stephanie Foster
Submission Date Nov. 18, 2014
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George Brown College
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Doug Wolfe
Manager, Compensation & Benefits
Human Resources and Organizational Development
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Number of employees:
1278

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
1278

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:
236

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
209

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

The Council (www.thecouncil.on.ca) is the bargaining agent for the 24 Ontario colleges in negotiating collective agreements with unionized staff who are members of the Ontario Public Servants Employees Union (www.opseu.org)

Academic Employees/Full-Time and Partial-Load Employees:
The Colleges Collective Bargaining Act, 2008, designates the Council as the bargaining agent for Ontario’s colleges in negotiation with the union (OPSEU) representing academic employees within the colleges.

Support Staff: The Colleges Collective Bargaining Act, 2008 designates the Council as the bargaining agent for Ontario's colleges in negotiation with the union (OPSEU) representing support staff within the colleges. Ref. www.opseu.org

Each college board determines the terms and conditions of employment for non-unionized staff.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
No
+ Date Revised: Nov. 6, 2015

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
1278

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
209

A brief description of the standard(s) against which compensation was assessed:

Working with The Council (see above) In addition, the Council provides a variety of services for the college system such as advice on human resource issues, collective agreement administration, benefits administration and research. The Council provides research services to an external body, which reviews and recommends to college boards the terms and conditions of employment and compensation for presidents and administrative staff.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, full-time employees:

The lowest starting hourly rate for full time staff is $18.14 plus benefits.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time employees:

The lowest starting hourly rate for full time staff is $15.00 plus limited benefits.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular) staff:

The lowest starting hourly rate for full time staff is $15.00 with no benefits.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular, adjunct or contingent) faculty:

The lowest starting hourly rate for temporary staff is $15.00 with no benefits.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid student employees (graduate and/or undergraduate, as applicable):

Students are provided an hourly rate which is more than minimum wage, however, since most of these students only work part-time of over a short period of time, this would not be considered sustainable compensation.


The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
11 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?:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable compensation policies and practices is available:

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