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Vacancies (Notification)

Volume 526: debated on Tuesday 6 April 1954

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asked the Minister of Labour on how many occasions during the last six months the machinery of the Notification of Vacancies Order, 1952, was used.

Apart from the exceptions provided for in the Order, it is operative every time a vacancy is filled either by a placing by the Ministry of Labour or by an engagement made with the approval of the Ministry. In the last six months approximately 1,300,000 vacancies for adults were filled through placings by the local offices of the Ministry, and, in addition, about 475,000 vacancies were filled by persons nominated by the employers and approved by the Ministry.