Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.90
Liaison Sarah Stoeckl
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Oregon
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.78 / 3.00 Kaia Rogers
Sr Dir HR Pgms Svcs Strat Init
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
16.95 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
88

Does the institution have significant contractors with employees that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
No

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:
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Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):
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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:
Part 3 response based on wage of Step 1 of Classification 11 (custodial position). At time of STARS 2.2 completion, SEIU (Classified union) Collective Bargaining Agreement 2019-2021, $12.60 per hour wage . Total full-time compensation which includes insurance, retirement, holidays and sick leave = $52,000 per year, which divided by 12 months equals $4340 per month or $25 per hour. At 0.5 FTE (80 hrs/month), the wage of the lowest paid employee would be $16.35 per hour, just below the living wage standard. Part-time employees working less than 0.5 FTE results in a total wages and benefits which fall under living wage standards. There are employees that work less that 0.5 FTE at the University, therefore some of the lowest paid employees would not meet the living wage standards.

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

A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:
UO has 5 collective bargaining agreements in place on campus covering approximately 5,200 employees. Detailed information regarding the collective bargaining agreements can be found at http://hr.uoregon.edu/employee-labor-relations/uo-bargaining-units-cbas. There are approximately 1,900 employees on campus not covered by a CBA. https://policies.uoregon.edu/compensation-0 The bargaining agreement can be considered a living wage commitment and is so for purpose of response to this question.

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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