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Ireland

Last updated on 8/14/2019
View all currencies in Euro (€)

Minimum gross wage

9.8 per hour national minimum wage
18.93 skilled
18.36 per hour skilled
17.04 per hour
13.77

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