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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Improved Annual Holidays.

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 how many times since the 15th January, 1964, the Labour Court has recommended that certain classes of workers should receive improved annual holidays; the classes of workers in each case, and the number involved.

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:

CASES in which the Labour Court has, between the 15th January, 1964 and the 20th January, 1966, recommended increased Annual Holidays.

Recommendation Number Type of Workers Number of Workers
1738 General Workers in Cement Ltd. 600
1770 Shop Assistants in provision trade in Waterford 40
1791 Drapery Workers in certain Dublin retail shops 182
[53]1862 Drapery Workers in certain Enniscorthy retail shops 63
1876 Drivers, Packers, Shop Assistants in a Dublin firm 180
1902 Barmen in Dundalk 50
1912 Shop Assistants in Dundalk 300
1965 Drapery Workers in a Dublin retail shop 30
1975 Porters, Packers and Drivers in the Cork retail drapery trade 60
1990 Drapery and Footwear Trade Workers in Tullamore 40

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