Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2012-C119
Title: Support Legislation to Improve Port Conditions and Workers’ Rights
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Substituted
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 77th General Convention of The Episcopal Church support federal legislation, directed at the nation’s ports: to require local and regional port authorities to reduce air pollution; enable port drivers to earn a living wage including opportunities for direct employment by port authorities; and ensure the right of drivers to organize; and be it further

Resolved, That those Episcopal dioceses in which ports are located be encouraged to become more involved with interfaith groups already participating in environmental, community, and worker justice efforts at the nation’s ports.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 2012 (New York: General Convention, 2012), p. 323.