R-87-17: A resolution on equal opportunity, fair employment and non-discrimination

R-87-17: A resolution on equal opportunity, fair employment and non-discrimination

R-87-17: A resolution on equal opportunity, fair employment and non-discrimination 150 150 Diocese of Southern Ohio Annual Convention

Resolved, that the Committee on Constitution and Canons be asked, in consultation with the Racism Steering Committee, to draft appropriate constitutional and/or canonical legislation which articulates the principles of equal opportunity, fair employment and non-discrimination on the basis of race, color or ethnic origin in all matters of employment and personnel as the standing policy of the Diocese of Southern Ohio on all levels; diocesan, regional, congregational and institutional.  Said legislation shall be prepared for consideration at the next regular Convention of the Diocese; and be it further

Resolved, that the Committee on Constitution and Canons, in consultation with the Racism Steering Committee and other appropriate groups and/or individuals, consider similar legislation as regards fair employment regarding age, gender and disability for possible consideration at the next regular Convention of the Diocese.