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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.

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Liaison Beverley Ayeni
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Western University
PAE-11: Sustainable Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Brandon Watson
Communications and Training Officer
Physical Plant and Capital Planning Services
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Total number of employees working on campus (including contractors):
8,000

Number of employees (including contractors) that the institution ensures earn sustainable compensation:
8,000

A brief description of how the institution ensures that its lowest-paid workers (including contractors, if applicable) receive sustainable compensation:

Western belongs to the AOUHRP (Association of Ontario Universities Human Resource Professionals) and as part of this association Western participates in an annual salary survey.
Western also benchmarks itself against its peers – other universities and to community employers of similar size and complexities (hospitals, insurance companies). In addition, they receive information from the Ministry of Labour regarding pay levels for negotiated settlements.


The most recent year total compensation for the institution’s lowest-paid workers (including contractors, if applicable) was evaluated to ensure that it was sustainable:
2,010

The website URL where information about the institution’s compensation policies and practices is available:

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.