The study was published by the think-tank and funded by the Low Pay Commission. Under legislation, the commission must ensure that any rise in the minimum wage that it recommends does not have a significant adverse effect on jobs.
The research looked at whether the rise in the minimum wage from €8.65 to €9.15 an hour, which came into effect on January 1st 2016, led employers to cut their workforce or reduce the number of...
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