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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wedrmdoy, Auguit 16, I97J -THE LETHBRIDGS HERAIJJ Civil servants' pay enough' BANFF, Alia. (CD While i Uio federal govt'rnincnl is muk- ing Inrgo grants of "limited and dubious some of its public servants ore working (or wages that aro below the pov- erty level, a union official charges. Claude Kdwarrts, pri.'Miicitl or the Public Service Alliance of Canada, said 377 employees of the defence depart ment arc earning less than a year. Tho Senate poverty com- mittee said that was tlic pov- erty level for a family of In a speech to the Union of National Defence Employees, a component of the alliance, Mr. Edwards said that the figures came to light In an alliance- conducted survey. lie added thai 13 persons arc L-ccoivlnp, welfare assistance to supplement their sub-Bland ard public service salaries. "In the mean time, the fiov- crnment is spending mil- lion on local Initiative pro- grams, Opportunities for YonUi and New VAUIK DUBIOUS "In my opinion, and I think I am not alone in this, many of the grants (hat are made are of limited and dubious value even as makc-woik projects and Ihe taxpaycrs's dollar could he spent to greater advantage. Certainly the same govern- ment that Is so anxious to dis- tribute Us largesse to Ihe 'de- serving poor' among the popu- lation, might, consider the plight of the 'working poor' among its own employees and provide a little more govern- ment largesse to improve sala- ries, particularly at the lower levels and improve opportun- ities for promotion to higher paying jobs." Tho alliance should seek par- ity -vages for the whole coun- try, he said. New! Double-knit Levi's! The snme lanious Lcvi'i fit and authentic Be floiloirt styling in 100% polyeslor doublo