National Minimum Wage
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour most workers are entitled to by law. The rate will depend on a worker's age and if they are an apprentice.
NB - the National Living Wage was introduced on 1 April 2016 for all working people aged 25 and overr. The current National Minimum Wage for those under the age of 25 still applies.
New regulations (29 September 2016): National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2016 (SI.953/2016) provide for increases in the National Minimum Wage from 1 October 2016
New regulations (23 March 2016): National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI.No.68/2016) introduce the new national living wage for adults aged 25 years or older.