National Minimum Wage in Ireland


The National Minimum Wage in Ireland for an experienced adult worker in Ireland increases from €9.25 to €9.55 per hour with effect from 1 January 2018.

It should be noted that the National Minimum Wage Act applies to all employees; however, there are certain worker categories that are excluded or to whom a different hourly rate applies.

Employers should ensure that they understand their obligations under this legislation.

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