That this General Synod commend the initiative taken by the National Executive Council and other bodies in arranging for the National Compensation Study, and urge the dioceses and the National Office to work on the implementation of adequate compensation policies and practices for the employees of the Church; and
that the National Executive Council closely monitor the progress being made by the dioceses and the National Office in their study and implementation of the recommendations of the National Compensation Study. CARRIED Act 38
That General Synod, in accord with its own views on fair employment practices as expressed in Appendix 1 of the Report of the Task Force on Fair Employment Practices, initiate an enquiry into the current range of salaries, stipends and benefits within the Anglican Church of Canada, with a view to presenting suggestions to the National Executive Council for a more just system of stipend payment in all dioceses and parishes.
The Assessors ruled that the words "in accord.....Fair Employment Practices" must be deleted from the Motion.
the Motion now reads:
That General Synod initiate an enquiry into the current range of salaries, stipends and benefits within the Anglican Church of Canada, with a view to presenting suggestions to the National Executive Council for a more just system of stipend payment in all dioceses and parishes. CARRIED ACT 86
That this General Synod instruct the National Executive Council to take steps to build upon the progress already made towards the goal of a just and equitable remuneration for bishops, other clergy and lay employees in the dioceses represented by the Council of the North. The motion was put and CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS Act 81
The amendment [not reproduced here] was defeated in the Lower House. The substitute recommendation as follows was put and CARRIED in both Houses.
That remuneration be made commensurate with the needs and responsibilities of the personnel of the church and comparable to other serving professions which through their professional associations or otherwise, have established standards of remuneration.