Working Party on Alcoholism: report to the Employer-Labour Conference, 13th May 1983.
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|dc.identifier.citation||Working Party on Alcoholism, 1983. Working Party on Alcoholism: Report to the Employer-Labour Conference, 13th May 1983. Dublin: Employer-Labour Conference.||en|
|dc.description||In September, 1981 the Employer-Labour Conference set up a Working Party on Alcoholism with the following terms of reference:- To assess the economic and social effects of alcoholism on business and industry and on employed persons. To recommend suitable procedures and arrangements for coping with the human, social and economic problems involved. The Working Party recommends (i) that the Department of Education, in conjunction with the Health Education Bureau undertake a sustained and vigorous programme of education in all educational establishments and at the workplace (Page 16); (ii) that the Department of Health formulate a'iong-term policy aimed at changing the social attitude to the use of alcohol (Page 16) (iii) that employments generally should adopt jointly greed programmes on alcohol-related problems (Page 17) (iv) that employers embark on the compiling of records of absenteeism on a systematic basis (Page 18); (v) that consideration be given by the Department of Health to a proposal for research in industry aimed at assessing the proportion of workers who might have drink-related probIems (Page 18); (vi) that consideration be given also to having research undertaken py the Department of He~th on the relationship betw. een~dvertising of alcohol and its consumption (Page 18); (vii) that the imbalance between Dublin and the rest ofthe country (l specialised facilities for counselling and treatment be corrected (Page 18) and (viii) that the law relating to the sale of alcoholic drink to underage persons be strictly enforced by vendors and the Garda||en|
|dc.title||Working Party on Alcoholism: report to the Employer-Labour Conference, 13th May 1983.||en|