Government Has Narrow Attitude Towards Minimum Wage

Written 1 week ago by Newsroom

It’s believed an increase in the minimum wage would put pressure on small businesses in the Midlands.

The Irish Times is reporting that a likely rise to 10 euro and 10 cent per hour from next year.

The paper says the Low Pay Commission has recommended the increase of 30 cents to Government.

It’ll go to Cabinet next week before a final decision is revealed in October’s Budget.

Aisling Hurley is founder of the Business Fairy Digital Marketing Agency and based in Vicarstown, County Laois.

She’s criticising the government’s narrow view: