Employers ‘minority report’ is against 30c minimum wage hike

Employer representatives have issued a ‘minority report’ to oppose a minimum wage of €10.10 per hour even if there is an orderly Brexit

13th October, 2019
Former Maxol Group chief executive Tom Noonan

Employer representatives have issued a ‘minority report’ to oppose a minimum wage of €10.10 per hour even if there is an orderly Brexit.

The government has postponed a 30 cent rise in the minimum wage from its current €9.80 rate for 137,000 workers due to the uncertainty over Brexit.

However, the employer representatives on the Low Pay Commission broke away from the other members by issuing a minority report to oppose this 30 cent increase.

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