Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.43
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Nova Scotia Community College
PAE-11: Sustainable Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.76 / 8.00 Janet Byrne
Director Human Resources
Human Resources
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Total number of employees working on campus (including contractors):

Number of employees (including contractors) that the institution ensures earn sustainable compensation:

A brief description of how the institution ensures that its lowest-paid workers (including contractors, if applicable) receive sustainable compensation:

Full time and Part-Time Employees:
NSCC ensures that employees receive sustainable compensation. Wages are reviewed to ensure that they are maintained at competitive market levels, or above.

•Management /Confidential positions are reviewed every second year; and updated with changes to the position.
•The NSTU and NSGEU are as per the wages and guidelines

The following link to ‘OurNSCC’ provides detail on Management/Confidential Guidelines for Salary Administration as well as the salary scales for all positions: https://ournscc.nscc.ca/Departments/EmployeeServices/PayandBenefits/Pages/CompClassJobEval.aspx

All of NSCC’s full time and part time employees are covered by a policy; however, casual employees or contractors are not included.

Full time and part employees: 1900

Casual Employees:
The average hourly rate is for casuals vary, but on average for students and summer help they are around $12.00 – $13.00/hour. This is over the current minimum wage in Nova Scotia of $10.30/hr.

Casual Employees: 200

Contractor Groups:
The contractor groups at NSCC include some campuses with food services and day care services provided by third party companies. These groups are not directly covered by NSCC compensation guidelines.

Contractor Groups: 150

The most recent year total compensation for the institution’s lowest-paid workers (including contractors, if applicable) was evaluated to ensure that it was sustainable:

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

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