Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2009-A166
Title: Urge Dioceses and Parishes to Adopt Parental Leave Policies
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 76th General Convention of The Episcopal Church recognizes the importance of family in the life of clergy and laity employed by the Church, and urges all dioceses and congregations to establish policies for employee parental leave equally for parent(s) – clergy and laity, both in cases of birth and adoption – consistent with local employment laws and generous industry standards.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 2009 (New York: General Convention, 2009), p. 649.