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18th July 2017: Taoiseach Leo Varadker and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald welcome proposals to increase National Minimum Wage by 30c

26th April 2017:  Low Pay Commission welcomes CSO publication

18th January 2017: ESRI and Low Pay Commission publish research "A Study of Sub-Minimum Wage Rates for Young People"

21st December 2016: The Low Pay Commissions reports on the Preponderance of women on the National Minimum Wage and the Sub Minima Rates of the National Minimum Wage are now available under the publications section of the website.

2nd December 2016: Minister Breen encourages interested parties to make submissions to Low Pay Commission on National Minimum Wage and board and lodging rates

13th September 2016: Minister Breen requests the Low Pay Commission to review the rates for "Board and Lodgings" which are reckonable for the National Minimum Wage

19th July 2016: Launch of the Second report from the Low Pay Commission making their recommendations on the NMW

10th November 2015:  Minister Nash requests Low Pay Commission to examine the impact of the National Minimum Wage on young people and on women

21st July 2015:  Launch of the first Report from the Low Pay Commission making their recommendations on the National Minimum Wage

9th March 2015:  New Low Pay Commission calls for submissions on the National Minimum Wage

26th February 2015:  New Low Pay Commission meets for the first time – Taoiseach, Tánaiste, Ministers Bruton and Nash 

15th December 2014:  Minister Nash calls for applications for membership of Low Pay Commission