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# wages - Monday 18 July, 2011

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month

Disposable income index shows that half of Irish people don’t feel able to save regularly – and increasing numbers of working adults are left without spare cash after essentials paid for.

# wages - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers

Food industry groups have welcome the ruling which deems Joint Labour Committees rules on wages to be unconstitutional. They say it will lead to job creation.

# wages - Monday 27 June, 2011

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.

# wages - Thursday 23 June, 2011

No pay cheque for Saab employees as the company runs out of money

The Swedish car company says it doesn’t have the cash to pay wages.

# wages - Friday 27 May, 2011

Retail sales down for 38th consecutive month

Irish people are spending more on clothes, but less on furniture, fuel, medicines and going to the pub. Year-on-year figures are down almost four per cent.

# wages - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

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.

# wages - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Average hourly earnings fell by 1.6% in 2010

Hourly earnings fell across the private and public sector last year – as did levels of employment.

# wages - Friday 1 October, 2010

ICTU rejects employer demands for pay freeze

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions says IBEC’s calls for a pay freeze would be “a recipe for conflict”.

# wages - Friday 10 September, 2010

Employer says five-year pay freeze needed

But SIPTU says no.

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