Thursday, 11 July 2019
Department of Rural and Community Development
869. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under his remit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30777/19]
My Department has calculated that, as of July 2019, the cost of implementing a Living Wage of €12.30 per hour is estimated to be €120,186.30 for all staff in respect of a full year.
In respect of the bodies under the aegis of my Department, information relating to pay in those bodies is a matter for the bodies concerned.