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# Minimum Wage

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Minimum wage reforms spark 'outrage' among employers
The Government earlier announced plans to overhaul the JLC system for setting basic pay rates.
Bruton publishes plans to reform JLC wage system
Jobs minister Richard Bruton unveils plans to reinforce the Joint Labour Committee system that was ruled unconstitutional in July.
Column: We can save thousands of jobs without cutting wages. Here's how
Reducing pay rates won’t help tackle unemployment – but there is another way, argues think-tank director Nat O’Connor.
Bill to reinstate minimum wage and raise pension age passes Dáil
The age at which a worker is entitled to a State pension will rise to 68 by 2028.
Government marks first 100 days in office
The Taoiseach and the Tánaiste will hold a joint press conference later today to mark the occasion.
Column: The minimum wage isn't about equality, it's an unfair tax on young men
Raising the hourly rate will leave Ireland’s marginalised youths on the dole – if it doesn’t force them to leave altogether, writes author and economist Gerard O’Neill.
Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium
CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.
Column: Jobseekers are treated like monkeys by companies paying peanuts
The unemployed are forced to jump through humiliating hoops to get work – at a minimum wage that isn’t just callous but insane, writes blogger Lisa McInerney.
Government to announce revised terms of Ireland's bailout
The government will be accompanied by the EU and IMF representatives in announcing changes that are set to include the reversal of the minimum wage cut.
Public sector "not fit-for-purpose" and in need for reform according to minister
The comments of Brendan Howlin came as it emerged that the minimum wage is to be restored to €8.65.
Kenny: No date for reversal of minimum wage cut
The Taoiseach has said that an exact date for a reversal of the minimum wage cut could not be set.
Revealed: the real value of a stay-at-home parent
All that cooking, cleaning and chauffering adds up to a gross domestic output of €39,182.
Small Firms Association criticises coalition proposal to reverse minimum wage cut
The SFA is cautiously welcoming the programme for government which is its says is “good and bad for small firms”.
Catholic bishops warn of violence in aftermath of financial crisis
The bishops have criticised cuts in the minimum wage and say that the new government needs to learn from the “wrongs of the past”.
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Poll: Should the minimum wage be cut by €1?
Budget 2011 will see the minimum wage cut to €7.65 an hour. Have your say on whether this is a fair measure.
Budget 2011: Final Bill comes before Dáil today
Bill which sees minimum wage cut by a euro, reduces the salaries of the Taoiseach and ministers, and reduces public service pensions is expected to pass Dáil vote today.
FG and Labour launch alternative budget proposals
Fine Gael would hold off on increases to income tax until the economic recovery creates new jobs, according to its budget plan.
Further coalition fallout over cut to minimum wage
Mary Coughlan says the €1/hr cut to the minimum wage was the government’s own choice – contradicting John Gormley.
Trade Unions slam minimum wage cut and tax hikes
The Mandate trade union blasts the “double whammy” of cutting wages for the worst off, while also taxing them.
IMF suggests cutting tax - but just for women
A cut in taxes for women would increase GDP, says the IMF.