Ireland - SIPTU wants minimum wage to increase from 9.80 to 10.20 euro per hour - March 31, 2019

T In a public hearing on low pay trade union SIPTU has called for the national minimum wage to be increased from 9.80 to 10.20 per hour next year. According to SIPTU this increase in the minimum wage is necessary because of research indicating a lack of “wage progression” for low paid workers, unacceptable levels of in-work poverty and that such an increase could be paid by employers due to the improving economy. The union also stated that the hourly minimum wage based on full time hours required to deliver a minimum essential standard of living was 11.90 euro per hour in 2018.

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