December 20, 1957 (23rd Parliament, 1st Session)

PC

William Howell Arthur Thomas

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Thomas (Middlesex West):

Mr. Speaker, I was simply undertaking in the statement I was making to prove that such action on the part of the government would in fact have some effect on the farmers and I was going to say to those who are supporting this legislation for the benefit of the wage earners that certainly the farmers have a right to expect that the farm matters which are under consideration will also receive sympathetic support. Maybe that is out of order.
Let me get back to the government legislation which is proposed. Subject to this act,

Industrial Relations
every employee would be entitled to a vacation of at least two weeks with vacation pay in respect of every completed year of employment. There is something wrong there. I had better go back. I read:
This act applies to and in respect of (a) employment upon or in connection with any federal works, undertakings or businesses;-

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   PROVISION OP ANNUAL VACATIONS WITH PAY FOR EMPLOYEES
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