provide chairs or seats for them when not necessarily engaged in work which requires the employee to move about. In 1921, a similar provision was added with regard to factories.
The hours of employment are limited as follows: No person of any of the classes protected by the Act may be employed for more than ten hours in one day, unless some other arrangement of hours of labour per day has been made for the sole purpose of giving a shorter day's work on such day of the week as may be arranged, and no such person may be employed for more than sixty hours in any one week. The hours of labour are not to be earlier than seven o'clock in the forenoon or later than half past six in a factory, or six o'clock in the afternoon in a shop, unless a special permit in writing is obtained from the Inspector. At least one hour must be allowed at noon for meal time, and this hour is not to be counted as part of the time limited for the employment of any person. On Saturday, or on nights before a statutory holiday, and during the period from the fourteenth day of December to the