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Inequality in Wages and Self-Employment 1998-2015

This study shows rising inequality in the hourly rates of gross earnings (before tax and benefits) among both wage and salary earners and the self-employed over the period 1998- 2015, although incomes of the lowest 10 percent (decile) of wage and salary earners benefited greatly from strong rises in the minimum wage since 2000. A majority of people received either low incomes per hour or experienced low growth in those hourly rates, or both.

Minimum Wage Review 2016

October 2016 – Each year the CTU makes a sumbission as to the Government in relation to the decision whether to increase the statutory minimum wage.