Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 33.44
Liaison Sarah Murray
Submission Date April 6, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Metropolitan Community College
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.38 / 3.00 Sarah Murray
Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Campus Planning and Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.54 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
88

Does the institution have employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
No

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):
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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?:
125 percent

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 :

Unless negotiated through a collective bargaining agreement, part-time regular employees receive a similar array of benefits as the full-time regular employees except that part-time regular employees are not eligible for health/dental insurance or for the college match on retirement contributions, and their leave accruals are based on FTE. Compensation for regular part-time non-bargaining unit employees is recommended by the College President and approved by the Board of Governors. Procedures Memorandum (PM) VII-6 outlines the classification process and describes pay administration and position reviews.


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:

N/A


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)?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:

Nebraska has a minimum wage law. Currently, the minimum wage rate is $9.00 per hour. All positions at MCC are paying above that rate.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The Living Wage calculator was used for Douglas County, which is the main campus of MCC.

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