Ireland: Minimum Wage Raised 1 Percent

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By Ali Qassim

Jan. 11—Ireland’s statutory minimum wage rose to 9.25 euros ($9.76) per hour on Jan. 1 from the previous 9.15 euros ($9.66), the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation announced. The first increase in 12 months followed advice by the Low Pay Commission, which is tasked under the National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act, 2015 to make annual recommendations.

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The order raising the minimum wage is available here.

For more information on Irish HR law and regulation, see the Ireland primer.

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