Brantford-Brant educators have lion’s share of Sunshine Record rankings

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The training sector accounted for greater than half of the two,400 public sector employees in Brantford-Brant who earned greater than $100,000 final yr.

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The Grand Erie District College Board had 1,022 staff on the so-called Sunshine Record for 2022, a discount of eight in comparison with 2021.

The Sunshine Record was created in 1996 on account of Ontario’s Public Sector Disclosure Act.

Designed to make sure accountability to taxpayers, the record exhibits public sector staff incomes an annual wage in extra of $100,000.

Topping the record for the GEDSB is trainer William Gemmell who was paid $224,143.98 in 2022, that’s $96,000 greater than the subsequent highest-paid trainer at $127,890.99.

“This was associated to a one-time, retroactive adjustment for this worker,” mentioned Dave Smouter, supervisor of communications. “We anticipate this worker wage will return to regular for 2023.”

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Director of training Joanna Roberto earned $208,482.29 final yr. The wage for that place rose steadily from $172,106.54 in 2015 to $216,333.19 in 2018 when Brenda Blancher held the title.

“The rise in 2015-2018 for the director’s wage was linked to govt compensation on the time,” Smouter famous.

Superintendent of training April Smith was paid $166,012.62, adopted carefully by 4 different superintendents at $165,800.21.

The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District College Board fielded 445 staff on the 2022 Sunshine Record, in comparison with 442 within the earlier yr.

On the high of the record is Michael McDonald, director of training and secretary, who earned $200,644.22.

Secondary faculty trainer Mary Theresa Coene earned $172,292.11 in 2022. That’s nearly $52,000 greater than the subsequent highest-paid trainer on the record.

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BHNCDSB supervisor of communications Tracey Austin mentioned that she couldn’t converse to particular person instances however outlined a number of situations widespread to educational workers.

These embrace workers taking over further roles outdoors of a trainer’s common duties and workday corresponding to tutoring, and summer time faculty or persevering with teaching programs.

Austin additionally mentioned workers can self-finance a deliberate go away by taking a decreased wage for a number of years as a way to obtain the banked distinction throughout their go away. In some circumstances the workers particular person doesn’t proceed with the deliberate go away.

“These examples could be fee on high of a person’s common wage and will end in them showing on the provincial wage disclosure record or being concerned in a one-time, out of schedule, improve in remuneration,” Austin famous.

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Wilfrid Laurier College had 682 workers on the Sunshine Record for 2022.

Deborah MacLatchy, president of the college, was paid $360,000.04 in 2022.

In lots of instances, the record doesn’t delineate at which Laurier campus the person works.

“As a result of our senior directors have oversight that’s multi-campus, it’s correct to quote them as the highest earners at Laurier as an entire,” mentioned director of strategic communications and neighborhood engagement Beth Gurney, including that a number of Laurier Brantford college are on the Sunshine Record.

Others on the Laurier govt management staff who made the record embrace:

  •  Michael Kelly, dean, faculty of enterprise and economics; $279,939.33
  •  Lloyd Noronha, vice-president of finance and administration; $274,999.96
  •  Jason Coolman, vice-president development and exterior relations; $272,499.96

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Adam Lawrence, dean of scholars at Laurier Brantford, was listed as incomes $188,258.75 final yr.

Six Nations Polytechnic ranked only one worker on the record, in comparison with three in 2021.

Dillon Hannah, appearing registrar and director of scholar affairs, earned $113,289.00 in 2022.

The primary record, launched 27 years in the past, included 4,576 names throughout the province and, yearly since, the numbers have risen as increasingly public servants crossed the $100,000 threshold.

In 2022, a document 266,892 folks from amongst 2,232 employers earned in extra of $100,000, up from 244,188 the yr earlier than.

The sum of all public sector salaries on the Sunshine Record totalled simply over $33.3 billion.


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