Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 37.54
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date Dec. 17, 2020
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Indiana University South Bend
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.27 / 3.00 Anthony (Tony) Bush
Sustainability Project Developer for STARS
IUSB Center for a Sustainable Future
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.33 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
84

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

Percentage of employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations that the institution has verified as receiving a living wage (benefits excluded) (0-100; enter ‘0’ if unknown):
0

The total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular (i.e., permanent) 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, including any in-kind benefits included as part of the total compensation figure :

At time of submission, the Living Wage Calculator lists $15.33 per hour as the living wage based on a family of four for St. Joseph County, Indiana, where our campus is located. Indiana University South Bend has a minimum wage of $11.00 per hour, which means that the lowest paid employees fall below this value.


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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Has the institution made a formal commitment to provide a living wage to its student employees and/or graduate teaching/research assistants (e.g. by adopting a student bill-of-rights)?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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A living wage in St Joseph County Indiana for a family of four is 15.33 per hour which is $613.20 per week, or $31,886.40 per year based on a 12-month 40-hour work week schedule. A living wage based on a 10-month 40-hour work week schedule is $24,528.00.

https://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/18141

The Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded) was calculated utilizing data retrieved from the Indiana University faculty and staff salary listing. According to the Indiana University Faculty and Staff Salary Listing out of 495 Employees, 79 - 12-month employees make under a living wage. 205 - 12-month employees make a living wage or above, and 211 - 10-month employees are payed a living wage or above.

To calculate the percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded), The total number of 10-month and 12-month employees that make a living wage or above was added together equaling 416 total employees that make a living wage or above. Then the total number of employees that make a living wage or above was divided by the total number of employees. 416/495= 0.84. The total number of employees at IU South Bend making a living wage or above is 84%.

https://one.iu.edu/task/iu/indiana-university-faculty-and-staff-salary-listing

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