Tuesday June 2, 2020

Around 10% of workers were on minimum wage last year

Part-time and services sector workers, women and those aged 15 to 24 were most likely to be earning the minimum wage, CSO figures show

26th April, 2017
The NMW in Ireland currently stands at €9.25 per hour Pic: Getty

Women, part-time and services sector workers, those aged 15 to 24 and non-nationals were most likely to be earning the national minimum wage (NMW) last year, new CSO figures show. It found an average of 10.1 per cent of all workers were on the NMW, which stood at €9.15 last year. Since January, the national minimum wage for an experienced adult employee has been set at €9.25 per hour. Here are the key points from...

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