Sunday, 21 January, 2018

Irish minimum wage will go up by 30c on New Year's Day

MINIMUM WAGE Irish minimum wage will go up by 30c on New Year's Day
Jeannie Matthews | 01 January, 2018, 01:26

Employees seem to feel that it does not matter, if you switch jobs or not when getting paid so little.

As of December 31, minimum wage in Upstate New York has increased to $10.40 per hour (not including Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau Counties, and New York City), and $11.75 for fast food workers outside of New York City. The reality is that in today's low unemployment arena many businesses are paying more than the proposed minimum wage to retain employees and are willing to pay more for those with greater skill sets.

The minimum wage is slowly being increased to $15 an hour in NY.

The voter-approved law originally required tipped employees like waiters and waitresses to make minimum wage regardless of how much they made in tips. The 50-cent increase translates to an extra $1,040 per year. At the time the law passed, the country's first minimum wage was $0.25 per hour.

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He continued: "In addition to removing some of the lowest paid people out of the USC net, this fourth increase in the minimum wage is an important part of Fine Gael's efforts to ensure that the economic recovery is fair and benefits everyone in society". Cathy Young, R-Olean, and Goodell for making sure the increase to $15 is phased in over the next few years.

Some cities in the Bay Area will have an increase in wages that will be higher.

"In many cases, our employers are paying beyond minimum wage", he said.

"The paid family leave requirements of New York State have taken money out of employee paychecks and have created scheduling challenges for employers in a time when finding employees is hard". There is no cost to employers.

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