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# National Minimum Wage

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# Minimum Wage
Govt expected to approve 80 cent increase in minimum wage
It’s understood that the minimum wage will rise from €10.50 to €11.30 an hour.
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# Extra pay
Minimum wage to increase to €10.10 per hour from February
The proposed introduction was initially deferred because of uncertainty over Brexit.
# National Minimum Wage
What is the least money you should get for an hour's work?
The Low Pay Commission has began asking for submissions on changing the national minimum wage.
# Cash Money
Minister: It's time to increase the minimum wage and here's how we'll do it
Ged Nash on why the Low Pay Commission is being set up and why the minimum wage should rise.
# Cash Money
Here's some good news if you earn the minimum wage
A new Low Pay Commission is being set up to examine the current rate of €8.65 and whether it should be increased.
Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules
Germany is the EU’s largest economy yet it has no national minimum wage; and its policy of maintaining low wages and subsidising exports into EU member States is destabilising to the EU economy, writes Tiernan Brady.
# Employment
Richard Bruton: I'm not going to raise the minimum wage
Richard Bruton rules out any immediate adjustments to the minimum wage rate despite recent comments from Cabinet colleague Joan Burton.