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Pay Rates

For industries to which the National Minimum Wage Act, 2000 applies, the rate for an employee who is under eighteen years of age is 70% of the Adult National Minimum Wage. The current rate of pay for a person under 18, therefore, is €6.86 per hour.

In addition to the specific records mentioned on the 'Mandatory Records' tab, employers of persons under 18 years of age must display a Poster which outlines the rights of the young person, in an area where it can be easily accessed and read by all staff. A copy of the poster may be obtained from 

Information and Customer Services,
Workplace Relations Commission, 
O’Brien Road,
R93 E920