The Low Pay Commission recommended the national minimum wage in 2020 be increased by 30c

The national minimum wage is still lagging behind the living wage, which social campaigners argue is the level of earnings required to provide an acce(...)

Since 2015 the minimum wage has risen 13.2 per cent. Photograph: iStock

The National Minimum Wage is to rise to €10.10 from February, on the back of an improved economy and greater clarity on Britain’s exit from the Europe(...)

Workers will in future have a legal right to receive   tips and gratuities paid electronically by customers. Photograph: iStock

Workers will in future have a legal right to receive “on a fair, transparent and equitable basis” tips and gratuities paid electronically by customers(...)

Dr Donal de Buitléir who has run every marathon over the last 39 years and is hoping to complete his fortieth today.

Dr Donal de Buitléir has run every marathon over the last 39 years and is a member of select “39 club”. This afternoon, all going well, he will join (...)

A total of 76 per cent, when asked who the perpetrator was, said it was ‘someone in a position of power – the chef, the owner, the manager’.  Photograph: iStock

A “culture of ill-treatment within the hospitality sector” includes widespread sexual harassment, bullying and verbal abuse, an Oireachtas Committee h(...)

Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, who   will bring proposals to the Cabinet this week. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The introduction of a proposed increase in the national minimum wage could be deferred for a couple of months until March of next year in the event of(...)

The national minimum wage is likely to be increased to about €10.10 per hour for adult workers from next year.

The national minimum wage is likely to be increased to about €10.10 per hour for adult workers from next year. It is understood that the Low Pay Comm(...)

‘I am determined to always stand up for fairness and the employment rights of low-paid and precarious workers,’ said the Minister. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty has said she will not stand for workers being treated unfairly on her watch in re(...)

Micheál Martin said families who previously could have expected  council housing were now facing living in emergency accommodation long-term. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Ireland has the lowest rate of home-ownership since the 1970s because of the obstacles now faced by people attempting to buy their own property, Fiann(...)

Independent TD Joan Collins rejected Leo Varadkar’s claim as a red herring. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted the Government cannot support a Sinn Féin Bill to stop employers using tips or service charges to make up contract(...)

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