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Written Answers. - Work-Sharing Proposals.

Wednesday, 28 February 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 462 No. 3

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 35. Mr. M. McDowell Information on Michael McDowell Zoom on Michael McDowell  asked the Minister for Enterprise and Employment Information on Richard Bruton Zoom on Richard Bruton  the plans, if any, he has to encourage work-sharing in both the public and private sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4480/96]

[753]Minister for Enterprise and Employment (Mr. R. Bruton): Information on Richard Bruton Zoom on Richard Bruton Work is nearing completion in my Department on the preparation of proposals relating to work sharing in both the public and private sector. The purpose of these proposals, if adopted, will be to encourage a greater take-up of work sharing options in both sectors. It is my intention, and that of the Minister of State responsible for labour affairs, that the proposals will be submitted to Government by the end of April this year.


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