Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.10
Liaison Francis Mitalo
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, Riverside
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.19 / 3.00 Fortino Morales
Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
18.44 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):

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

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:

Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):

Total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time or full-time 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:
The lowest paid career employee is paid $16/hour with an annual salary of $33,408. Benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, social security, UC paid life insurance, UC paid disability insurance, and primary retirement benefit. Total compensation is about $52,051.92 annually and $24.93 hourly, exceeding the living wage of $18.44.

Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:

A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:
The Fair Wage/Fair Work plan, implemented by President Napolitano, will increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour, over the course of three years, for UC employees hired to work at least 20 hours a week. The plan also requires that UC’s service contractors guarantee their workers the UC minimum wage for workers assigned to UC projects.

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