Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.92
Liaison Gretchen Vanicor
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.23 / 3.00 Corey Faul
HR Systems & Compliance Coordinator
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.05 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:

Food services - Sodexo
Custodial - ABM

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?:
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:

The lowest pay rate in the State classification structure is $7.25 per hour. Classified employee's pay is dictated by the State of Louisiana.

Compensation for regular, part-time employees is established using the same criteria as for regular, full-time employees. For F/T employees, the university pays retirement, medicare tax and health and life insurance. Part-time employees may or may not be eligible for benefits, depending upon how many hours they work per week (their full-time equivalency (FTE) value). For most P/T, the university pays FICA and Medicare tax. Part-time employees that are at 50% or higher are eligible for retirement.  You must be 75% employed to receive health benefits. Part-time employees working less than 20 hours per week are not eligible for benefits.

Using the fringe benefits rate (45.9% in 2020) to estimate benefits and total compensation, the lowest paid employee earning all eligible benefit makes $11.67.

UL Lafayette Fringe Benefits include:
FICA, Retirement , Life Insurance, Unemployment , Insurance , Health Insurance, Disability Insurance, Tuition, Remission, Worker's Compensation

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:

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Employment data pulled in June 2020

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