Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.65
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Donna Robole
Director
Human Resources
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Number of employees:
819

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
819

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:
100

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
100

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

The Office of State Employment Relations (OSER) is charged with developing all compensation provisions for State of WI and UW System classified employees.
http://oser.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=7653

The University of WI System has guidelines, laws, rules, policies and practices pertaining to salary setting and adjustments for limited term, appointees, faculty and academic staff.
http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/policies/upg4.pdf

The Division of Compensation and Labor Relations (DCLR) of the Wisconsin State Office of Employment Relations maintains a labor market survey research program that investigates external market comparable data.

+ Date Revised: March 15, 2016

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
No

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
0

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
0

A brief description of the standard(s) against which compensation was assessed:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, full-time employees:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time employees:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular) staff:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular, adjunct or contingent) faculty:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid student employees (graduate and/or undergraduate, as applicable):
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The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
7.25 US/Canadian $

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:

The students employed by contractors are not included in the totals for "Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements". However, they are included below for reference.

Employees of contractors:
Food Service – 126 employees (of these 39 are UWRF students)
Follett (Bookstore) – 5 employees (of these 4 are UWRF students)
First National Bank – 5 employees (of these 0 are UWRF students)
Foundation office - 7 employees

During the 2015 calendar year, a committee with multi-stakeholder representation has been working on drafting a compensation policy for campus which addresses sustainable compensation. The plan will be formally adopted in 2016.

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