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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 Gold
Overall Score 70.27
Liaison Leanne Shewchuk
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Manitoba
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.41 / 3.00 Leanne Shewchuk
Office of Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
14.54 US/Canadian $

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

Does the institution have employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:

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):

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?:
100 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 lowest paid regular employee receives $14.79/hour. Part-time staff members are insured for an amount equal to their deemed annual salary. The deemed annual salary represents the gross basic salary in the preceding fiscal year exclusive of any supplementary, sessional, or overtime payments, increased by the cost-of-living percentage adjustment to the Canada Pension Plan at the immediately preceding January 1. Each eligible employee will have a healthcare spending account in addition to the insured benefits. If they have opted out of the Supplementary Health Plan, they will still be eligible for this benefit. The spending account for part-time staff members is an annual maximum (April 1 - March 31) of $510.

Information on cost-sharing and specific benefit value can be found at: http://umanitoba.ca/admin/human_resources/staff_benefits/group_insurance/Part_Time_Benefits.html

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:

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)?:

A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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.