The CHAIRMAN (Mr. MacDonald, Cape Breton):
An amendment has been proposed
to clause 2, as follows:
That section 2 of Bill 63 be amended by adding thereto subsection 2A:
2A. That in all employment arising out of the execution of such works and undertakings, whether under contract or by day labour (a) those most in need and available shall have first benefits from the employment to be created; (b) preference shall be given to unemployed and needy ex-service men and to unemployed and needy married men with dependents; (c) in no case shall discrimination be made in the employment of any person by reason of political
affiliation, race, or religious views; (d) where such works or undertakings are of a local character and the expenditure involved does not exceed $25,000, all persons employed shall be residents of the locality in which the work is to be performed; (e) it shall be the duty of the minister concerned to see that the provisions of this section are complied with and, in respect of works or undertakings done under contract, he shall be entitled to cancel the contracts forthwith in the event of any breach of such provisions by the contractor.
Topic: PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAM
Subtopic: WORKS, UNDERTAKINGS AND GUARANTEE OP RAIDWAY EQUIPMENT SECURITIES TO CREATE EMPLOYMENT