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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Joint Industrial Councils.

Tuesday, 25 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 1

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Mr. Mullen: Information on Michael Mullen Zoom on Michael Mullen asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce the existing number of joint industrial councils operating within the ambit of the Labour Court, the type of industry or trade and the class and number of workers covered by each council.

Dr. Hillery: Information on Patrick John Hillery Zoom on Patrick John Hillery As the reply is in the form of a tabular statement, I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate it with the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

List of Joint Industrial Councils

Industry Trade or employment Class of Workers Number of Workers
Registered with Labour Court under
Part V of Industrial Relations
Act, 1946:
Boot and Shoe Industry All operatives 5,800
Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Trade (Dublin) Drivers, salesmen, storemen, porters, helpers 300
Construction Industry Tradesmen and labourers 40,000
Not Registered: Mental Hospitals Nursing staff, craftsmen, distribution and other general workers 3,000
Banks Officials 5,000
Linen and Cotton Industry General workers 3,500
Woollen and Worsted manufacturers General workers 5,500
Bacon Curing General workers 3,000
Flour milling Industry General workers 1,500
Cleaning and Dyeing Trade General workers 500
Hosiery Manufacturers General workers 6,500
Dublin Laundries General workers 1,500
Bakery Industry Distribution and other general workers 4,000
Printing Industry (Dublin) Distribution and other general workers, craftsmen 5,000

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