Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.98
Liaison Ann Drevno
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2014
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Saint Mary's College of California
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jane Camarillo
Vice Provost for Student Life
Student Life
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Number of employees:
902

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
902

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:
107

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
107

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

from the Employee Handbook regarding compensation: Enable faculty and staff to support themselves and their dependents with dignity and an acceptable standard of living.

for Dining Service employees:
Food service pays all employees a living wage.
Collective Bargaining Agreement with UNITE HERE Local 2850, AFL-CIO
with a common goal of fostering an amicable and collaborative relationship that will directly facilitate the delivery of efficient, high quality services to the Employers clients and customers. Mutual responsibility and respect is a characteristic of the relationship.
Comply with Americans with Disability Act.
Ethnic Diversity and Cultural issues along with Immigration Rights.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
Yes

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
902

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
107

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

The College established a Faculty Salary Policy Committee and Benefit and Compensation Committee of the Staff Council to review market and internal equity data to make recommendations to the Cabinet for the standards for compensation.


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

As stated above, based on grade and performance, all employees are provided a sustainable wage and benefits for all employees include health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, retirement, emeriti health benefit, and tuition benefits for employees working 1560 hours annually.


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

Compensation as stated above; faculty teaching 5 courses and staff working 1040-1559 hours annually receive pro-rated health, dental, and vision insurance.


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

Temporary employees receive those benefits required by law - social security, medicare, SDI, workers compensation, and unemployment.


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

Temporary employees receive those benefits required by law - social security, medicare, SDI, workers compensation, and unemployment.


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

Student employees receive workers compensation.


The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
9 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?:
No

Does the institution offer a socially responsible investment option for retirement plans?:
Yes

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

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