National Minimum Wage Order 2018 (Republic of Ireland)

Commencement: 1st January 2019



Mini Summary

This Order sets the national minimum hourly rate of pay from 1st January 2019 at ‚¬9.80.

The national minimum hourly rate of pay may include the following allowances:
€¢ For board only ‚¬0.87 per hour worked; and
€¢ for lodgings only, ‚¬23.15 per week, or ‚¬3.32 per day.


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