More people are working. The economy’s on the up. But real income has been falling for five years, and one in five workers now earns less than the “living wage” of €11.45 an hour, the income below which it is impossible to make ends meet in modern Ireland, according to campaigners. As the budget looms, will the Government take the steps needed to make work pay?
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The living wage: should €11.45 an hour be the new minimum?
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