Westminster Faculty for a Living Wage for Students
Westminster College still pays it's student employees a minimum of $7.25 per/hour, and mandates that employees cannot work past the 20 hour/week maximum. with these restrictions, students in entry positions are only able to cover half of the living expenses of living and eating on campus. The living wage in Salt Lake City, Utah is $11.50 per/hour according to the MIT Living Wage Calculator. This petition is intended to present the overwhelming support of Westminster faculty to raise Westminster's wages to a viable level, reducing the struggles that students face when attempting to achieve the academic excellence that the Westminster College community aspires to.