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Anglican Church Women - The Commission on Women

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Date
1969 August
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1969 August
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Miss Frances Wilmot
Seconder
Bishop of Kootenay
Text
For the purpose of providing equal opportunity and advancement for full-time women workers in the Anglican Church of Canada as well as to provide for the wider employment of their skills and experience, be it resolved:
That facilities be made available through a Central Registry at national church headquarters to secure and provide the necessary information for the employment and deployment of all full-time women workers in the Anglican Church of Canada; and, that information regarding the Central Registry be widely publicized throughout the Anglican Church of Canada. CARRIED in both Houses.
Subjects
Women in the Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Employees
Women - Employment
Women church workers - Anglican Church of Canada
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Canon XV - Women Workers' Retirement Fund

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Date
1955 August/September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1955 August/September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Mr. D.C. Mackintosh
Seconder
Bishop of Montreal
Text
That the present Canon be repealed, and that the following be enacted:
1. There shall be a Fund known as "The Women Workers' Retirement Fund", hereinafter called the "Fund", for the purpose of providing pensions for retired and disabled women workers.
2. The Fund shall consist of all such moneys as may be received from time to time for the purposes of the Fund, by way of contributions received from, or assessed upon any woman worker, or her employer, and by way of gift, bequest or in any other way. The moneys of the Fund shall be invested in the Consolidated Trust Fund of General Synod.
3. The Fund shall be administered by the Pension Board.
4. The Board shall:
(a) Administer such moneys as may be entrusted to it from time to time in accordance with the provisions of this Canon.
(b) Have power to make such regulations as may from time to time seem necessary or advisable for the administration of the Fund.
(c) Maintain such financial and other records for each member of the Fund as it may from time to time determine; and
(d) Prepare an annual report and financial statement for presentation to General Synod or the Executive Council thereof.
5. A graduate of the Anglican Women's Training College, or of any similar institution, or a woman who has been "set apart" as a deaconess and who is employed full time in the work of the Church, may become a member of the Fund by application to the Board. The provisions of this section shall not apply in the case of present members of the Fund who do not meet with these qualifications.
6. Each member of the Fund shall contribute the sum of five dollars monthly so long as she remains a member and is not in receipt of benefits hereunder.
7. The employer of a member shall remit to the Board such amounts as the Actuary of the Board shall certify are required, when added to the contributions of the members under Section 6 hereof, to provide the benefits specified in Section 8 hereof.
8. Subject to the due payment of all sums required by Sections 6 and 7:
(a) A member who had not yet attained the age of fifty years on joining the Fund shall be entitled to be paid, commencing on the first day of the month following that in which she attains the age of sixty-five years, a monthly pension of Fifty Dollars so long as she shall live.
(b) A member who was fifty or more years of age on joining the Fund shall be entitled to be paid, commencing on the first day of the month following that in which she attains the age of seventy years, a monthly pension calculated at the rate of Twenty Dollars per annum for each completed year of service.
(c) A member who is required to retire on account of ill-health before becoming eligible for benefits under subsections (a) or (b) hereof, may, at the discretion of the Board, be paid a monthly pension so long as she shall live, in such amount not exceeding Fifty Dollars as the Board shall determine in all the circumstances to be equitable.
(d) In the event of the death of a member before she shall have commenced to receive benefits hereunder there shall be paid to her personal representatives the total of the amounts paid by such member under section 6 hereof, together with such interest thereon as the Board may determine.
(e) In the event of the withdrawal of a member from full time employment in the work of the Church (save under subsections (a), (b), or (c) hereof) there shall be paid to her the total of the amounts paid by such member under Section 6 hereof, together with such interest thereon as the Board may determine.
(f) In the event of the death or withdrawal of a member, as outlined in subsection (d) or (e) hereof, the Board shall have the authority to make such payment of the employer's contributions as seems equitable in all the circumstances of the case, providing no such refund shall be made if the term of service is less than five years. CARRIED in both Houses.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XV
Women in the Anglican Church of Canada - Pensions
Women - Employment
Anglican Church of Canada - Employees
Anglican Women's Training College (Toronto, Ont.)
Deaconesses - Anglican Church of Canada - Pensions
Women church workers - Anglican Church of Canada
Pensions - Anglican Church of Canada
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Women's Work in the Church

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Date
1943 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1943 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Bishop of Ontario
Seconder
Bishop of Saskatoon
Text
That the necessity for the employment of trained women workers in the Church and of the training of women for such tasks be referred back to the Committee to report to the Executive Council of the General Synod for consideration and action. CARRIED in both Houses.
Subjects
Church work
Women in the Anglican Church of Canada
Women - Employment
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