Hon. RODOLPHE LEMIEUX (Postmaster General).
I beg to move that on Tuesday next the House go into Committee of the Whole on the following resolution, which His Excellency the Governor General recommends to our consideration:-
Resolved, that it is expedient to amend the 1'ost Office Act and the Civil Service Act and to provide as follows:-
That in the outside division of the Post Office Department the salaries of messengers, porters, letter-carriers, mail transfer agents or box collectors shall, in grade A be at the rate of $1.75 per day, in grade B at the rate of $2 per day, in grade C at the rate of $2.25 per day, in grade D at the rate of $2.50 per day, in grade E at the rate of $2.75 per day; that the salaries of the fourth-class clerks shall, on appointment, be $500 with annual increases of $100 up to $700; and that if the salary of an stamper and sorter or fourth-class clerk is at present less than $500, it shall forthwith be increased to that minimum.