A man who claimed his employment contract provided for him to work 66 hours a week for €337.50 has won his High Court challenge over the Labour Court’s rejection of his case his employer paid him less than the minimum wage.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
Implementing a living wage could play a significant role in offsetting the rise of in-work poverty across the European Union, according to a new report from Eurofound on the Concept and practice of a living wage in the EU.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018
Gaps between women and men, and young and older workers on the minimum wage have substantially narrowed, but there are still inexplicably more non-nationals than Irish workers in receipt of the lowest wages, according to the latest research.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
A recommended 10c increase in the national minimum wage — outlined to government yesterday and due to be considered as part of the October Budget package — has been widely-slammed as being anti-business and potentially damaging to Ireland’s competitiveness.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
Lidl Ireland has become the first large employer to announce a “living wage” of €11.50 per hour for all its employees here. And it will pay a rate of £8.20 per hour for employees in Northern Ireland following a campaign by Unite, the union of retail workers.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015