February 27, 1978 (30th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Jack Sydney George (Bud) Cullen (Minister of Employment and Immigration)

Liberal

Hon. Bud Cullen (Minister of Employment and Immigration):

Mr. Speaker, it would probably be incorrect for me to say that we can take action that might avert these particular lay-offs. I can say that our manpower consultative service people are meeting with the company today, and it would be my hope that they would see fit to set up a manpower consultative committee in the interests of assessing what can be done for the individuals who are laid off, or who face lay-off.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   ANNOUNCED LAY-OFFS AT IRON ORE COMPANY OF CANADA- GOVERNMENT POSITION
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