Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.86
Liaison Nadia Harduar
Submission Date June 19, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Ontario Institute of Technology
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.65 / 3.00 Nadia Harduar
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
17 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
100

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

Percentage of employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations that the institution has verified as receiving a living wage (benefits excluded) (0-100; enter ‘0’ if unknown):
70

The total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular (i.e., permanent) employee or pay grade meets or exceeds what percentage of the living wage?:
150 percent

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade, including any in-kind benefits included as part of the total compensation figure :

The lowest paid regular (i.e., permanent) employee (lowest pay grade) wage exceeds the living wage, and includes Ontario Tech University's benefits plan which is designed to provide staff 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 spending account that provides our staff with the flexibility to pay for eligible health-care expenses effectively; along with a Pension Plan.
https://hr.ontariotechu.ca/pension-and-benefits/benefits-and-pension-at-a-glance.php


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:

There is no formal commitment, yet it is followed that they are paid above living wage.


Has the institution made a formal commitment to provide a living wage to its student employees and/or graduate teaching/research assistants (e.g. by adopting a student bill-of-rights)?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:

Yes, the university pays student employees a minimum wage. In addition, post-doctoral fellows and research/teaching assistants belong to collective agreement under the Public Service Alliance of Canada.


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