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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C
Minimum Wage

#minimum wage

THE DAIL has passed legislation which allows the minimum wage to be cut by €1 to €7.65. There were 79 votes in favour of the legislation; and 74 votes against. The Financial Measures Bill also covers the reduction of salaries of the Taoiseach, the Tanaiste and TDs by €14,000, €11,000 and €10,000 respectively. It will also see public service sectors pensions cuts by 12 per cent over €60,000.