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Wednesday, 18 July 1906

Mr POYNTON (GREY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA) asked the PostmasterGeneral,upon notice -

1.   Does not a regulation under the Public

Service Act provide that time and a-half shall be allowed for Sunday labour?

2.   Does not the Postal Department charge double rates for telegrams on Sundays?

3.   Does the Minister not think that, in such cases where officers have to work on Sunday for the convenience of the Department, they should be paid at the rate of time and a-half or allowed time off - a day and a-half for every Sunday that they have to work?

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