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Resolution Number: 1991-D066
Title: Support a Policy of Pay Equity in the Church and Society
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Submitted
Final Text:

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the 70th General Convention of the Episcopal Church support the policy of Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value, otherwise known as Pay Equity, and that it urge the Church Center and the several dioceses to incorporate this policy into their employee guidelines, reporting the action taken to the Executive Council by January 1, 1994; and be it further

Resolved, That members of the Episcopal Church strive for the acceptance of this policy in their local and state governments as well as in private industry.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Phoenix, 1991 (New York: General Convention, 1992), p. 392.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Author:
Originating House: House of Deputies
Originating Committee: Committee on Stewardship and Development

House of Deputies

Original Text of Resolution:

(D066)

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the 70th General Convention of the Episcopal Church support the policy of Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value, otherwise known as Pay Equity, and that it urge the Church Center and the several dioceses to incorporate this policy into their employee guidelines, reporting the action taken to the Executive Council by January 1, 1994; and be it further

Resolved, That members of the Episcopal Church strive for the acceptance of this policy in their local and state governments as well as in private industry.

Motion carried

Resolution adopted

(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #152)

House of Bishops

The Committee on Stewardship and Development presented its Report #20 on House of Deputies Message #152 on Resolution D066 (Support Pay Equity) and moved concurrence.

The House concurred

(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #378)

Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, July 20.

Abstract:   The 70th General Convention supports the policy of Pay Equity and urges the Church Center and dioceses to incorporate the policy into their employee guidelines.