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56 STAT.] CANADA-CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS-NOV. 2 , 4, 1942 A-(1) that United States contractors engaged upon the construction of the military highway to Alaska as well as upon or in connec- tion with all other current and future projects of the United States in Canada undertaken pursuant to agreement between the two Governments, shall normally employ only employees whose original contract of employment is made outside Canada and who have not been ordinarily resident in Canada in the three months prior to such original contract. These employees are hereinafter designated as United States employees: (2) that it is, however, recognized that in some instances employees ordinarily resident in Canada have already been employed by United States contractors engaged on projects to which this note applies and that in some special cases it may be necessary for United States contractors to be permitted to engage em- ployees ordinarily resident in Canada; but that in such cases it is agreed that the employees will be secured through the Canadian Employment Service; (3) that United States contractors engaged on projects to which this note applies shall not in respect of their United States employees be subject to Canadian laws or regulations, whether federal or provincial, governing wage rates, hours of labour and conditions of work; (4) that United States contractors engaged upon projects to which this note applies shall not be subject in respect of their United States employees to Canadian workmen's compensa- tion laws and regulations, whether federal or provincial, but shall be subject in respect of such United states employees to the provisions of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act of the United States as amended by Public Law No. 208, 77th Congress; (5) that, with the exception provided in paragraph A-(6) of this note, Canadian contractors engaged on such projects shall, in respect of their Canadian employees, be subject to the appli- cable Canadian workmen's compensation laws; (6) that the employees whether United States or Canadian of con- tractors, whether United States or Canadian, engaged by the United States on such projects in the Northwest Territories and the Yukon, shall be covered by the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act of the United States, as amended by Public Law No. 208, 77th Congress, and that pursuant to United States public law No. 208 representatives of the United States Employees' Compensation Commission will be available in those areas to hear and determine claims of workmen, both United States and Canadian, and that no Canadian provincial or federal workmen's compensation laws shall apply to any such employees in the Northwest Territories and the Yukon; and that the applicability to such projects of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act of the United States, as amended by Public Law No. 208, 77th 1773