Fair Labor Practices — Employment
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA97.06.29
Passed by the 1997 Churchwide Assembly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
To respond to the memorial of the Southeastern Synod by expressing support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, while acknowledging that the act provides for a broad religious exemption; and
To affirm the advocacy of synods and the Division for Church in Society in support of laws barring discrimination against individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation.