MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Meeting No. 36
Wednesday, May 13, 1998
The Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities met at 3:49 o’clock p.m., this day, in room 200, West Block, the Chair, Reg Alcock, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Diane Ablonczy, Reg Alcock, Claudette Bradshaw, Bonnie Brown, Paul Crête, Libby Davies, Nick Discepola, Jean Dubé and Byron Wilfert.
Acting Members present: Gerard Asselin for Paul Crête from 4:10 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Yvon Godin for Libby Davies from 4:47 p.m. to 6:05 p.m.; Antoine Dubé for Paul Crête from 5:30 p.m.
Other Member present: Yvon Godin.
In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: William Young and Sandra Harder, Research Officers.
Witnesses: Simon Fraser University: John Richards, Professor. CUPE: Eugene Kostyra, Regional Director. Canadian Labour Congress: Nancy Riche, Executive Vice-President. C20 - Communications Consulting Firm: Jocelyne Côté-O'Hara, Head, Communication consulting Firm. Laval University: Pierre Verge, Professor, Labour Law. Canadian Council on Social Development: Chuck Birchall, President. Canadian Labour Market and Labour Productivity Centre: Arlene Wortsman, Director, Labour Studies. Adjudex: Serge Brault, President, Member of the Advisory Committe on the Changing Workplace. Heenan, Blaikie: Brian W. Burkett, Labour Lawyer.
The Committee resumed consideration of its study on work. (See Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of Wednesday, February 4th, 1998, Meeting No. 16).
John Richards made a statement and with the other witnesses answered questions.
At 6:05 o’clock p.m,. the sitting was suspended.
At 6:36 o’clock p.m., the sitting resumed.
At 7:47 o’clock p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Committee