Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.35
Liaison Amy Kadrie
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Rochester
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00 Katie Stearns
Compensation Analyst
Total Rewards - Compensation
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
21.37 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:
Many of our dining services workers are Union staff.

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:
All employees are eligible for health insurance, regardless of hours worked. Lowest paid staff are paid at least minimum wage, with eligibility for merit increases on an annual basis. Our union staff is eligible for health insurance in accordance with their collective bargaining agreements. Lowest paid union staff earn minimum wage, with adjustments in accordance with their collective bargaining agreements.

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:
The University is committed to pay parity with the City of Rochester’s Living Wage. All active, full-time and part-time, non-bargaining unit employees are to be paid at least the equivalent of the City of Rochester’s Living Wage. Employees who receive minimum wage adjustments are still eligible for consideration for any performance-based and/or additional components of the Wage and Salary Program.

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

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