Minimum Wage Increase

Minimum Wage Increase 

From 1 January 2016, the statutory minimum wage will increase to €9.15 from €8.65 per hour.

  • Workers under age 18 are entitled to €6.41 (previously €6.06) per working hour
  • Workers in the first year of employment over the age of 18 are entitled to €7.32 (previously €6.92) per working hour
  • Workers in the second year of employment over the age of 18 are entitled to €8.24 (previously €7.79) per working hour

Minimum wage for trainees: Employee aged over 18, in structured training during working hours: 1st one third of course €6.86 (was €6.49), 2nd third of course €7.32 (was €6.92) and 3rd part of course €8.24 (was €7.79).

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