Businesses seek three-year freeze on minimum wage rises
SFA says sectors such as tourism and retail face enormous pressures from Covid-19 restrictions on earnings
Businesses are seeking a three-year freeze in the latest review of the national minimum wage due to the impact of the Covid-19 restrictions on their earnings.
The Low Pay Commission is currently holding a consultation on the national minimum wage, which has been increased for the past five years in a row to €10.10 an hour.
The Small Firms Association has called for a freeze on any further increases until 2023 in its submission.
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