Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.76
Liaison Mark Klapatch
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.89 / 3.00 Michelle Drost
Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
16.65 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
83

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):
100

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 value of the total compensation was based on the employer cost for single enrollment health insurance, retirement, and Social Security/Medicare.


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:

The UW System has embarked on a complete redesign of the classification and compensation structure for all UW institutions. More information will be available pending outcome of this Title and Total Compensation Study. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/


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)?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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