Workplace Discrimination


October 5, 2009

The Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) is urging individuals to join advocates throughout the United States in calling on Congress to end workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

"Many Americans do not realize that under current federal...

September 22, 2009

Dear Representative,

On behalf of our organizations, representing a diverse group of faith traditions and religious beliefs, we urge you to support H.R. 3017, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). As a nation, we cannot tolerate arbitrary discrimination against millions of...

June 22, 2009

Members of the LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20005

Dear Representative,

As communities of faith, in devotion to our common religious traditions of justice and compassion, we are concerned that wage theft is harming the most...

July 22, 2008

National Faith-Community Alliance Launches Campaign to End Poverty Wages

Let Justice Roll Urges Faith Leaders to Endorse Call for $10 in 2010

Washington, DC, July 22, 2008 - On Thursday, July 24, the federal minimum wage will increase...

January 4, 2007

*UPDATE (2/7/2007): Congress has now, for the first time in more than 10 years, passed legislation to increase the federal minimum wage! Differences are now being worked out between the House and Senate bills before going to the President for his signing.

*UPDATE (1/21/2007): Minimum...

September 3, 2004

With the Labor Day holiday approaching, the Episcopal News Service is mindful of the several dioceses, congregations, and individual Episcopalians who have made strides for achieving fair pay for fair labor -- especially as reflected in "Living Wage" initiatives across the nation. ENS would...

February 6, 2003

Some Christians are aghast at possible legislation that could force churches in Britain to keep atheists or even Satanists on their staff.

The Equal Treatment Directive, a piece of European Union legislation that Britain plans to adopt later this year, bans employment discrimination on...