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Women in 20th-Century Ireland, 1922-1966: Sources from the Department of the Taoiseach

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Record 91 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from Helen L Burke and Evelyn P Owens, Joint Secretaries, Association of Women Citizens of Ireland, to Sean Lemass, expressing concern at the Labour Court's recommendation of £1 per week pay increase for men and pro rata for women and children. Letter requests an interview with Lemass to discuss the matter.

Date:

24/4/1966

Cabinet:

96/6/170

File:

Equal Pay for Men and Women (1) in the Civil Service (2) International Labour Conference Report

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal pay

Record 92 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

The Joint Secretaries of the Association of Women Citizens of Ireland published a copy of a letter they had addressed to Sean Lemass in the Evening Herald. The letter is from Helen L Burke and Evelyn P Owens, Joint Secretaries, Association of Women Citizens of Ireland, to Sean Lemass, expressing concern at the Labour Court's recommendation of £1 per week pay increase for men and pro rata for women and children. Letter requests an interview with Lemass to discuss the matter.

Date:

27/4/1966

Cabinet:

96/6/170

File:

Equal Pay for Men and Women (1) in the Civil Service (2) International Labour Conference Report

Type:

Newspaper clipping

Published:

Evening Herald

Keywords:

equal pay

Record 93 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Article by Helen Lucy Burke, entitled 'A Plea for Equal Pay for Women', in which the views of the various political parties and trade unions on the matter of equal pay for women is discussed. The government was criticised for not fulfilling their promise to introduce equal pay for all staff in the civil service.

Date:

25/3/1966

Cabinet:

96/6/170

File:

Equal Pay for Men and Women (1) in the Civil Service (2) International Labour Conference Report

Author:

Helen Lucy Burke

Type:

Newspaper clipping

Published:

Business and Finance

Keywords:

equal pay

Record 94 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Dáilquestion from Brendan Corish to ask the Minister for Industry and Commerce, if he will state, in view of the Government's declared intention to adhere to the Treaty of Rome, including the clause relating to equal pay for men and women, whether it is government policy to support the Labour Court's recommendation of £1 per week pay increase for men and pro rata for women and children. Minister's reply outlines the circumstances surrounding the Labour Court's recommendation. It also states that the Government intends to face up to the requirements of the Treaty of Rome though their 'obligations in detail would depend on the position in the European Economic Community at the time of our accession'.

Date:

11/5/1966

Cabinet:

96/6/170

File:

Equal Pay for Men and Women (1) in the Civil Service (2) International Labour Conference Report

Type:

Dail Question

Keywords:

equal pay

Record 95 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Draft letter addressed to the joint Secretaries, Association of Women Citizens of Ireland, forwarding a reply by the Minister for Industry and Commerce to a question on the matter of equal pay. The Dáilquestion was from Brendan Corish, asking the Minister for Industry and Commerce, if he will state, in view of the Government's declared intention to adhere to the Treaty of Rome, including the clause relating to equal pay for men and women whether it is government policy to support the Labour Court's recommendation of £1 per week pay increase for men and pro rata for women and children. Minister's reply outlines the circumstances surrounding the Labour Court's recommendation. It also states that the Government intends to face up to the requirements of the Treaty of Rome though their 'obligations in detail would depend on the position in the European Economic Community at the time of our accession'.

Cabinet:

96/6/170

File:

Equal Pay for Men and Women (1) in the Civil Service (2) International Labour Conference Report

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal pay

Record 96 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the Department of External Affairs to the Department of the Taoiseach, forwarding a copy of a note and enclosures from the Secretary General of the United Nations requesting information with regard to the implementation of the principles stated in the United Nations Convention on the Political Rights of Women. Enclosures include a copy of the resolutions of the United Nations on the Political Rights of Women and the obligations of the member states according to these resolutions.

Date:

29/4/1966

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 97 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from D O'Suilleabhain to the Department of External Affairs, responding to the request made by the United Nations and informing them of the number of women elected to the national Parliament and the number of women appointed to high governmental, judicial or diplomatic posts.

Date:

5/5/1966

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 98 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the Department of External Affairs to the Department of the Taoiseach, forwarding a draft declaration on the elimination of discrimination against women which is on the agenda for the Twenty-First Regular Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. Enclosed is the draft declaration on the elimination of discrimination against women. It contains eleven articles which assure the equal rights of women, legally and politically.

Date:

16/8/1966

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 99 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the Department of External Affairs to the Department of the Taoiseach, forwarding enclosures from the Secretary-General of the United Nations concerning the study of the possibility of establishing a unified long-term United Nations Programme for the Advancement of Women. The observations of the Department are requested by the Secretary General.

Date:

23/12/1966

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 100 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from LP O'Donohoe, Hon. Secretary, the Irish Conference of Professional and Service Associations, to the Secretary to the Government, forwarded the terms of a resolution passed unanimously at their recent Annual Delegate Meeting. The resolution calls in the Government to ratify Article 23 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights asserting the right without discrimination to equal pay for equal work, and that the government should bring to an end the system of Married and Unmarried pay scales which abound in the civil service.

Date:

5/1/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

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