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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.40
Liaison Shannon Craig
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Camosun College
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.95 / 3.00 Marie Glover
HR Systems / Operations Manager Payroll
Finance
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Number of employees:
1,707

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
1,707

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:
32

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
0

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

Most employees of Camosun College are covered by the collective bargaining agreements of either B.C. Government and Service Employees Union (BCGEU), Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE local 2081), or the Camosun College Faculty Association (CCFA.) Of all employees working at Camosun, currently all but one earns at least a "living wage" as defined by The Community Social Planning Council's Living Working or a Living Wage Report 2014 for Victoria of $18.93/hour.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
Yes

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
1,707

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
5

A brief description of the standard(s) against which compensation was assessed:

Of all employees working at Camosun, currently all but one earns at least a "living wage" as defined by The Community Social Planning Council's Living Working or a Living Wage Report 2014 for Victoria of $18.93/hour.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, full-time employees:

N/A


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time employees:

N/A


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular) staff:

Co-Op Student earns $18.75 and hour (& 12% in lieu of vacation/benefits which takes it to $21.00)


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular, adjunct or contingent) faculty:

N/A


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid student employees (graduate and/or undergraduate, as applicable):

Students employees are paid at the minimum wage for the Province of BC which is $10.25 per hour (& 4% for vacation pay). Currently, there are no regular ‘student employee’s only those that may on a timesheet occasionally.


The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
10.25 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?:
No

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable compensation policies and practices is available:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.