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Ireland

Last updated on 2/17/2020
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Minimum gross wage

10.1 per hour national minimum wage
19.96 skilled
19.37 per hour skilled
17.97 per hour skilled
6.64 of salary per hour apprentice
9.98 per hour apprentice
14.97 per hour apprentice
17.97 per hour apprentice
14.52 unskilled workers without any experience of construction work

Salary per category

Unskilled

13.77 EUR per hour
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Grade D Construction Worker
Nationally Agreed Rate non statutory

Skilled

15.46 EUR to 22.56 EUR per hour
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Nationally Agreed Rate non statutory

Beginners / young workers

6.53 EUR to 17.41 EUR per hour
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Apprentice Craftsman Rates

Daily

8 to 12 hours per day

Weekly

39 to 40 hours

Overtime

4 hours per day
8 hours per week

Breaks

10:00 AM
10 minutes

Lunch

From 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Within Ireland

Accommodation allowance

181.6 EUR per week as per revenue guidelines

Overtime

150 % of salary per hour

Working on Saturdays

First 4 hours : 150 % of salary per hour
After 4 hours : 200 % of salary per hour

Working on Sundays

200 % of salary per hour

Working on public holidays

Not mandatory
Allowed
200 % of salary per hour
Annual leave 1 annual holidays allowance

Shift work

Allowed

Annual holidays allowance

Applicable

Number of holidays

23 days per year
9 public holidays

Public holidays

9 days per year
1st January
17th March
Easter Monday
May Day
First Monday in June
First Monday in August
Last Monday in October
25th December
26th December

Sickness/illness

200 per week maximum 50 days per year
Work injuries/accidents 100,000 additional pension funds

Info Contacts

SIPTU - Services Industrial Professional and Technical Union

Construction Sector, TEAC Division, SIPTU,
Liberty Hall
Dublin 1
T. 01-8586300
You can contact us in the following languages
English, Irish, Polish