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Name: Labour Services Act 1987 (No. 15 of 1987).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services; Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-07-18
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 22 p.
ISN: IRL-1987-L-3817
Bibliography: Printed separately, 22 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Law Reform Commission, Ireland PDF of Act as revised to S.I. No. 197 of 2013 PDF of Act as revised to S.I. No. 197 of 2013 (consulted on 2017-05-31)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to make further provision in relation to the provision of training and retraining for employment, the provision of work experience and the establishment of employment schemes and job placement services, etc. For those purposes, the Act provides for the establishment of a body to be known as An Foras Aiseanna Saothair, which is to take over the functions of the An Chomhairle Oiliúna, the Youth Employment Agency and the National Manpower Service of the Minister for Labour. Of the 16 members of the An Foras, who are to be appointed by the Minister, four shall be trade union members, four shall be employers' members and one shall be a youth member. The Act also contains various administrative provisions.
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