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United Church of Canada. Permanent Committee on Ministry and Employment Policies and Services.
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The Permanent Committee on Ministry and Employment Policies and Services (PC-MEPS) is accountable to the Executive of the General Council and has the responsibility to provide advice to the Executive regarding ministry and employment policies and services. This committee assists the Executive of the General Council in its responsibilities as the legal employer of a considerable number of staff and the legal administrator of a pension fund and ensures that all the various personnel systems have fair, equitable and consistent values.
The committee has a number of specific responsibilities; overseeing policies in relation to ministry personnel, GCO and Conference staff, Overseas personnel, KAIROS, the pension plan and group insurance plans of the United Church of Canada, and Administrators of the Pension Plan.
The committee is made up of 12 voting members who reflect the diversity of The United Church of Canada (diversity with respect to sex, race, age, geography and vocation) and three voting members of the Executive of the General Council. The Chairperson is appointed as a voting member of the Executive of the General Council.
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