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Tuesday, 1 May 1973
Page: 1540


Mr Lynch asked the Minister for Labour, upon notice:

(1)   What increase in (a) the national wages bill and (b) unit labour costs will be caused by the introduction of 12 weeks maternity leave on full pay for all female wage and salary earners.

(2)   What increase in (a) the national wages bill and (b) unit labour costs will be caused by the introduction of 42 weeks maternity leave on full pay for all female wage and salary earners in the (i) Commonwealth Public Service, (ii) motor vehicle industry, (iii) fuel and power industries, (iv) iron and steel industries, (v) stevedoring industry, (vi) building and construction industry and (vii) retailing industry.

(3)   Can he say what the inflationary effects' will be in respect of parts (1) and (2).


Mr Clyde Cameron (HINDMARSH, SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

I refer the honourable member to my answer to Question Number 116. The cost estimates can be calculated on a pro rata basis.







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