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# Wages

Last month
December 2022
Voices
Financial expert: Three steps to helping you fight the rising cost of living
Mark Coan of Money Sherpa has some handy advice for anyone hoping to get a handle on their finances.
# St John of God
Dublin hospital to pay staff next week despite fears over pre-Christmas paycheck
The hospital said it had managed to resolve the issue in the last 24 hours.
Last year
2022
# Your Say
Poll: When was your last pay rise?
Wages in Ireland have increased by an average of 4.7% in the year to October
# Central Bank
Wages in Ireland increased by 4.7% in the year to October, according to new figures
Analysis by Indeed and the Central Bank indicate that wage growth ‘accelerated sharply’ in the first half of the year.
# worcester
Fly-half Fin Smith demands answers from Worcester Warriors over unpaid wages
Club claim that a complication with the bank’s automated system has led to the delay.
Voices
Opinion: Under 20s aren't entitled to the national minimum wage, that has to change
A lower minimum wage for young workers is outdated, out of line with EU norms and potentially breaching employment equality legislation writes Dr Laura Bambrick.
# wage hike
Low Pay Commission recommendation for minimum wage increase to go to Cabinet in September
The current national minimum wage stands at €10.50 per hour.
# Inflation
Living wage proposals to be brought to Government before summer, says Varadkar
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said indexing the tax bands further is needed now more than ever.
# PTSB
Permanent TSB apologises after 'technical issues' meant some customers didn't get wages
The issue has since been resolved.
# Cost of Living
Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living
‘I honestly don’t think you’re living in the real world,’ Labour leader Alan Kelly told the Taoiseach today.
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# Cyberattack
HSE says staff will be paid this week but there may be issues with amounts
Sources indicated there could be problems calculating allowances and overtime, rather than with the payment of basic pay.
# pay cut
Government ministers agree to take 10% pay cut, Taoiseach says
The cut was approved by members of the Cabinet earlier today.
# Speaking out
Irish rugby players' group 'very disappointed' in reports about possible salary cuts
Rugby Players Ireland released a statement today.
# salary cuts
Premiership players say clubs have treated them with 'absolute disregard'
The clubs have agreed to reduce the salary cap by £1.4 million from next season onwards.
# Covid-19
Pay cuts for politicians not ruled out by minister
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today she will take a 20% pay cut.
# wage subsidy
Changes to subsidy scheme: State will now pay up to 85% of wages for lower income workers
The Finance Minister today announced a number of changes to the subsidy scheme to address gaps that left some workers worse off.
# Wages
People on pandemic payment 'not classified as unemployed' but rate would be 16.5% if they were, says CSO
The rate would be the highest ever in the CSO’s series, dating back to 1998.
# Wages
19,000 people close pandemic payment due to claiming it 'in error'
The government says the temporary wage subsidy scheme is not being taxed at the time at which you receive it.
# Wages
'Anomalies have arisen': Donohoe admits 'gap' in wage subsidy scheme for low paid workers
Sinn Féin says workers are being penalised in some cases.
# cutting back
Premier League announce 30% wage deferral plans and season will not resume in early May
The league also confirmed an immediate advance of £125 million to the EFL and the National League.
# Coronavirus
'Many people will now get paid': Emergency Covid-19 legislation signed into law by President Higgins
The Bill will now be signed into law by President Michael D Higgins.
# pulling together
Leeds players and management volunteer to defer wages so non-football staff can be paid
They have ‘demonstrated an incredible sense of unity and togetherness’, according to the Championship club’s director of football.
# shut down
Massive pay cuts for AFL players as Irish stars returning home due to Covid-19 crisis
The decision was taken yesterday to shut down the AFL action.
# Bank Accounts
Efforts underway to resolve issue after thousands of public sector workers didn't get paid today
The National Shared Services Office is aware of the issue and working to resolve it.
# scammers
Businesses warned of new payroll scam targeting employee salaries during busy Christmas season
The Banking and Payment Federation Ireland also warned of scam invoices being sent to businesses.
# delayed pay
Bank of Ireland apologises to customers for delay in overnight payments
The bank said all outstanding payments are currently being made.
# Wages
'Gross mismanagement': NTA paying agency workers twice what it pays its own permanent staff
The average wage an agency worker is paid is nearly €140,000.
# Leinster House
Seven ministerial advisers have a pay packet above the maximum salary of €91,624
This is allowed if the department in question has the approval of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.
# wage packet
Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000
This is what your savings will be.
# wage packet
Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €30,000
This is what your savings will be.
# wage rigidity and beyond
Over half of the 70,000 workers at Walt Disney World are to vote on $15 minimum wage
The increase would apply to unionised workers at the park and would bring the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
# Wages
Garda management says it may be 'impossible' to afford wages for the rest of the year
The organisation has had to cap overtime to try to control its spending.
# Labour Court
Services giant Noonan brands 32c pay hike for workers 'out of kilter'
The multimillion-euro company brought five employees before the Labour Court.
# the tiger called
Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year
Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.
# wage equality
Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions
EU figures show that in Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9% less than men
# Living wage
Aldi staff will now earn the €11.70 an hour living wage
It is the first supermarket to commit to paying the living wage.
# working 9 to 5
Failure to pay holiday pay and the minimum wage: 83 businesses brought to court this year over employment breaches
The majority of the prosecutions above relate to businesses in the food and drink sector.
# Gender Equality
RTÉ to conduct review of gender equality after salary criticisms
The broadcaster also said it will bring forward the publication of fees paid to its top 10 most highly-paid presenters.
# payment failure
‘Not good enough’ - KBC customers left frustrated as payments delayed
Customers have reported previous problems with payments before Bank Holiday weekends
# At Breaking Point
Irish soldiers 'depend on loan sharks and welfare payments' to support their families
Family members gathered outside barracks all across the country today to highlight pay issues.