Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1997-B018
Title: Recommend Parity Between Clergy and Lay Employees
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Substituted and Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the Episcopal Church recommend parity between clergy and lay employees serving in equivalent positions with regard to salary, pension, insurance and benefits, including medical and professional development as described by the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission of the United States Department of Labor; and be it further

Resolved, That all dioceses, churches, and institutions of the Episcopal Church be urged to make and implement this recommendation for all such employees; and be it further

Resolved, That compensation and benefits for non-professional contract and temporary employees accord with United States fair labor policies.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, 1997 (New York: General Convention, 1998), p. 765.