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Liaison Nadia Harduar
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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University of Ontario Institute of Technology
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Melissa Mirowski
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
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Number of employees:
1623

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
1623

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:
574

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
574

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

Academic Staff
http://uoit.ca/about/governance/uoit-administrative-code.php
• Policy 9.1 (Academic Staff Compensation, Pension, and Benefits)

Non-Academic Staff:
http://uoit.ca/about/governance/uoit-administrative-code.php
• Policy 9.10 Section 2.0 (Non- Academic Staff Policies)

A sustainable compensation standard has been developed and adopted through a committee with multi-stakeholder representation as a job evaluation committee has recently formed at UOIT. HR has brought on consultants to help re-evaluate all jobs and assess compensation according to job description.

UOIT has a sustainable compensation standard that is in the institution’s locality through periodic salary market review and by participating in local salary surveys.

UOIT is in compliance to the minimum wages standard and other provisions of Employment Standards Act of Ontario, ensuring appropriate poverty guidelines and thresholds or low-income cut-offs are met.

+ Date Revised: June 9, 2016

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

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
1623

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
574

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

UOIT's sustainable compensation standard is $12.50 per hour, and 100% of employees, contractors, graduate students, and work study students fall at or above that standard".

More than Ontario Minimum wage, work study students $11.75

In addition, all salaries have been developed in an internal job evaluation project using a Point factor job evaluation system which is mandated by the Ontario Pay Equity Act.
The evaluation system was developed in house in 2010 based on expertise from consulting firms as well as input indirectly from employees

UOIT HR has developed salary grids which indicate the ranges of salary based on job description and level
https://hr.uoit.ca/working_at_uoit/index.php

These grids are updated in response to changes in the economy (ie. annual inflation)

Additional information:
Academic Staff
http://uoit.ca/about/governance/uoit-administrative-code.php
• Policy 9.1 (Academic Staff Compensation, Pension, and Benefits)

Non-Academic Staff:
http://uoit.ca/about/governance/uoit-administrative-code.php
• Policy 9.10 Section 2.0 (Non- Academic Staff Policies)

A sustainable compensation standard has been developed and adopted through a committee with multi-stakeholder representation as a job evaluation committee has recently formed at UOIT. HR has brought on consultants to help re-evaluate all jobs and assess compensation according to job description.

UOIT has a sustainable compensation standard that is in the institution’s locality through periodic salary market review and by participating in local salary surveys.

UOIT is in compliance to the minimum wages standard and other provisions of Employment Standards Act of Ontario, ensuring appropriate poverty guidelines and thresholds or low-income cut-offs are met.

+ Date Revised: June 15, 2016

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

Benefit plan for all FTE employees. The UOIT Benefits Plan is designed to provide you with comprehensive coverage and a level of flexibility that recognizes your unique needs. The Benefits Plan features medical, dental, disability and insurance coverage along with a Health Care Expense Account that provides you with the flexibility to pay for eligible health care expenses tax effectively.


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

Institution follows it's competitive wage standard.


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

Institution follows it's competitive wage standard.


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

Institution follows it's competitive wage standard.


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

Institution follows it's competitive wage standard. Students get paid through a work-study program, but departments often subsidize their wage to make it even more competitive.


The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
11.75 US/Canadian $
+ Date Revised: June 15, 2016

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?:
Yes

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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