I have the honour to inform the house that a message has been received from the Senate informing this house that the Senate do not concur in the amendment made by the House of Commons to the ninth amendment made by the Senate to the Bill No. 21, an act to provide for limiting the hours of work in industrial undertakings to eight in the day and forty-eight in the week, in accordance with the convention concerning the application of the principle of the eight hour day or of the forty-eight hour week adopted by the General Conference of the International Labour Organization of the League of Nations in accordance with the labour part of the Treaty of Versailles of the 28th June, 1919, for the following reasons:
That the Sen'ate sees no sufficient reason why with relation to the class of labour referred to in the said amendment, the bill may not go into effect at the time stipulated in the Senate amendment.
And further,-That the Senate direct the attention of the House of Commons to the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th amendments to the said bill to which amendments no reference is made in the message from that house.
Topic: EIGHT HOUR DAY
Subtopic: MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE WITH RESPECT TO SENATE AMENDMENTS TO BILL NO. 21