The Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act requires public sector bodies to publicly disclose compensation and severance provided to an employee if it is more than $125,000 in a calendar year, as adjusted according to the Act. In 2016, the threshold was adjusted to $126,375. In addition, other non-monetary employer-paid benefits and pension are required to be reported.
The statement of remuneration must be published by June 30 each year for remuneration paid in the previous calendar year. The first posting was required by June 30, 2016.
In preparation for the disclosure requirements, the OIPC completed an Access Impact Assessment:
Any questions about the OIPC's compensation disclosure can be directed to LeRoy Brower, Assistant Information and Privacy Commissioner, by email, phone (780) 422-6860 or toll-free 1-888-878-4044. For more information on the Government of Alberta's public sector body compensation disclosure, click here (external link).
Note: Salaries for 2016 were lower than the amounts reported for 2015 as there were 26 bi-weekly pay periods in 2016 as opposed to 27 bi-weekly pay periods in 2015.
**Compensation adjustments were approved by the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices for Commissioner Jill Clayton on July 24, 2012, July 11, 2013 and September 10, 2014. These adjustments were not processed until June 2016.
*Compensation includes a one-time lump sum payment related to a classification review.
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