Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 92.73
Liaison Emmanuelle Jodoin
Submission Date Oct. 24, 2022

STARS v2.2

Université de Sherbrooke
IN-37: Student Living Wage

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Sasha Cardinal
Director General
Human Resources Services
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The local living wage for one adult:
14.97 US/Canadian $

Percentage of student employees paid a living wage for one adult:

Information to support the living wage percentage reported above:

In Sherbrooke, the local living wage for one adult can be found in the Report ‘Le revenu viable 2021 : Pour une sortie de pandémie sans pauvreté’ [EN: The living wage in 2021: A way out of the pandemic without poverty], mainly at page 9. This report was prepared and published by the Institut de recherche et d’informations socioéconomiques (IRIS) [EN: Institute for Socio-Economic Research and Information].

To transpose this living wage into an hourly wage, we used the income calculator made available by the Government of Quebec. This calculator allows to find the gross work income necessary to obtain the available income (after taxes and credits) to cover living wage expenses.

All salaries at the Université de Sherbrooke start at a higher rate than the living (hourly) wage: $15.26 per hour or more.


SEESUS: casuals are in class 1, 2, 3, or 5 (pages 201, and 220-221); students - letter of agreement #1 (pages 254-256) https://www.usherbrooke.ca/personnel/fileadmin/sites/personnel/documents/Conventions/seesus/convention_seesus.pdf

SAREUS: Research and teaching assistants (annex 4, page 37) https://www.usherbrooke.ca/personnel/fileadmin/sites/personnel/documents/Conventions/sareus/convention_sareus.pdf

Documentation to support the living wage percentage reported above:

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