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Resolution Number: 2018-A237
Title: Study Parity Between Lay and Clergy Pensions
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 79th General Convention urge the Church Pension Fund to report on the current state of parity between the pensions of lay and ordained Church employees, domestic and non-domestic Church employees and Church employees of disparate incomes, with a particular focus on how those income disparities are manifested across gender and racial or ethnic lines, understanding that lower compensation directly affects pension benefits; and be it further

Resolved, That the Church Pension Fund consider supplemental models for the pension system that would benefit lay and clergy employees while the Church works toward true parity in wages and employment practices; and be it further

Resolved, That the Church Pension Fund is invited to present its findings to the 80th General Convention.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Austin, 2018 (New York: General Convention, 2018), pp. 1059-1060.