Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.32
Liaison Andy Mitchell
Submission Date July 16, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Illinois Chicago
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.64 / 3.00 Cynthia Klein-Banai
Associate Chancellor for Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
17.46 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
96.30

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

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:
Dining Services run by Chartwells is considered an outside vendor or contractor; therefore all of our managers and associates are contractors. All university vendors must pay prevailing wage. Some janitorial services are provided by contractors. They must be paid prevailing wage. https://www.obfs.uillinois.edu/common/pages/DisplayFile.aspx?itemId=740864 however that does not guarantee that it exceeds the living wage. E.g. entry level janitorial initial prevailing wage in Cook County in July 2020 was $15.55/hr

Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):
0

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?:
None of the above (i.e. the lowest paid regular employee or pay grade earns less than the living wage)

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade:
Every individual hired at Full Time Employment of .49 or lower are not benefit eligiable. Effective January 1, 2014 these individuals have an option to purchase benefits due to the Affordable Health Care Act. This has no baring on classification title or employee group. Pension plan, Health, dental and vision insurance, Life, disability and AD&D insurance, Flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 457 tax-deferred retirement savings plans, transit benefits, domestic partner benefits, Adoption assistance, Employee assistance program, Paid holidays each year and floating holidays, Vacation and sick time, Tuition discounts for staff and children at any U of I campus and select other Illinois Universities according to current University policy

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:
In union contracts at https://hr.uic.edu/hr-staff-managers/labor-employee-relations/labor-agreements/

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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