Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1997-A094
Title: Urge Church Bodies to Discontinue Unjust Employment Practices
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Substituted
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 72nd General Convention urge all dioceses, congregations, and Episcopal institutions to discontinue the practice of involuntary termination of employment for no cause, including the practice of requiring pro forma resignations of employees upon the change of bishops or clergy in charge; and be it further

Resolved, That dioceses, congregations, and Episcopal institutions be encouraged to develop plans for reviews that will help all parties involved make decisions concerning issues of employment, including termination of employment, which are just and that respect the dignity of all parties involved.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, 1997 (New York: General Convention, 1998), p. 783.