Benefit (Extension).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 15th March 1922.

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Photo of Mr Robert Young Mr Robert Young , Newton


asked the Minister of Labour whether those applying for an extension of unemployed benefit are required to sign a document undertaking to accept work, other than that to which they have been accustomed, on fair terms and conditions; and whether such an undertaking nullifies the conditions laid down in Circular U.I.A. 518, Clause 9 (a), (b) and (c) wherein unemployed persons are not expected to accept work offered to them where a stoppage of work exists or at a lower wage or less favourable conditions than that which habitually obtains in the localities in which work may be offered to them, etc.?