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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Joint Labour Committees.

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 labour committees operating within the ambit of the Labour Court; and the type of industry and the classification and [50] number of workers covered by each committee concerned.

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 Labour Committees.

Joint Labour Committee Area Covered Classes of Workers Number of Workers*
1. Aerated Waters and Wholesale Bottling. Whole General Workers 1,800
2. Boot and Shoe Repairing ,, Operatives and Learners 520
3. Brush and Broom ,, Operatives and General Workers. 400
4. Button-Making ,, General Workers 220
5. Creameries ,, Maintenance Mechanics, Fitters, Buttermakers, Cheesemakers, Enginemen, Firemen, Boilermen and other General Workers. 2,800
6. General Waste Materials Reclamation. ,, General Workers 470
7. Handkerchief and House- hold Piece Goods. ,, Females only. General Workers and Learners. 500
8. Law Clerks ,, Managing Clerks, Conveyancing Clerks, Cost Clerks, General Clerks, Typists, Shorthand-Typists and Book-keepers. 1,450
9. Messengers Cork City Messengers 500
10. Messengers Dublin City and Dún Laoghaire ,, 2,500
11. Messengers Limerick City. ,, 300
12. Messengers Waterford City. ,, 150
13. Packing Whole State General Workers and Learners. 1,270
14. Provender Milling Whole State General Workers 1,500
15. Shirtmaking ,, Cutters and other General Workers and Learners. 2,700
16. Sugar Confectionery and Food Preserving. ,, General Workers and Learners. 6,300
[51]17. Tailoring Whole State Cutters, Machinists and 5,000
other General Workers
and Learners.
18. Tobacco ,, General Workers 1,600
19. Women's Clothing and Millinery ,, Cutters, Machinists and other General Workers and Learners. 7,900
20. Hairdressing Male and female workers employed in ladies and gents' hairdressing in the County and County Borough of Dublin, the Borough of Dú Laoghaire and the Urban District of Bray. These two Committees are the most recently established and particulars of the number of workers are not yet available
21. Hotels Male and female workers employed throughout the State except the County Boroughs of Dublin and Cork and the Borough of Dú Dun Laoghaire.

* The figures in this column are for 1964, the most recent year for which figures are available.

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