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New data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that average weekly earnings increased by 2.7 per cent up to the third quarter of this year.
Mayo Fianna Fáil deputy, Dara Calleary, who is the party’s spokesperson on jobs, enterprise and innovation, says his party is strongly advocating for a 6.4 per cent increase to the national minimum wage.
The Irish restaurant industry contributes €2 billion to the Irish economy each year, yet the industry is struggling due to Sunday premium rates they are forced to pay workers.
Cllr Ann Phelan, one of Labour’s two election candidates in Carlow Kilkenny, has come out against the cut in the minimum wage, introduced by the Fianna Fáil-Green government and brought into on its last day in office.
The new national minimum wage rate will come into effect on February 1 following the signing of the order on Wednesday by the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Batt O’Keeffe.
The system that determines the pay and conditions for about 170,000 workers in the country is out of date, totally inappropriate for the current economic circumstances and in need of a radical overhaul, according to IBEC.