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Job Sharing Schemes

Volume 961: debated on Tuesday 23 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many persons are currently in employment directly as a result of job saving arrangements made by his Department.

As part of the special employment measures, the temporary employment and the short-time working compensation scheme help employers preserve jobs. At the end of December 1978, 107,400 people were being supported by the former and a further 8,335 by the latter.