Thursday February 20, 2020

Three LPC members opposed size of minimum wage rise

The employer representatives on the Low Pay Commission said they would have supported a 20 cent per hour increase

20th July, 2017
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Freezing tax bands 'weakens incentives to work'. Pic: Getty

The Commission, which comprises eight members and independent chairperson Donal de Buitléir, recommended that the minimum wage be increased by 30 cent, or 3.2 per cent, to €9.55 per hour for an adult worker. The new wage will take effect from January 1, 2018.

De Buitléir, the director of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland Edel McGinley and the two other Commission members -- Professor Donal O'Neill of the Department of Economic in NUI Maynooth and Mary Mosse,...

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