Friday October 23, 2020

Employers brace themselves for catch-up pay demands

Employers are warning of pay claims from staff earning slightly above the minimum wage following the government's decision to increase the rate to €7.65 from May 1.

16th April, 2005

Employers are warning of pay claims from staff earning slightly above the minimum wage following the government's decision to increase the rate to €7.65 from May 1.

Mark Staunton, a director of Noel Recruitment, said that employers were now facing spiralling wage bills as a result of demands from workers on rates of €8 to€10 an hour, even before the next round of national pay talks gets underway.

Last week junior enterprise minister Tony Killeen...

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