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This project is supported by the European Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity (PROGRESS)

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Country:Ireland
SalariesSince 1/1/2008

Minimum Hours Gross Wages
Construction Craftsmen 18.60 Euro

Apprentices (% of Craft Rate)
1st year 33.03% 6.20 Euro
2nd year 50% 9.30 Euro
3rd year 75% 13.95 Euro
4th year 90% 16.74 Euro

Construction Operatives (% of Craft Rate)
A 97% (Technical Operative) 18.04
B 91% (Skilled Operative) 16.93
C 88% (Semi-Skilled) 16.37
D 80% (Basic operative) 14.88
Premiumsworking overtime:

5 pm to midnight (Monday to Friday) + 50%
Midnight to 8.30 am + 100%
Saturday (first 4 hours) + 50%
Saturday after 4 hours until Monday morning +100%

Travelling allowance
Depends on region, the allowance is between 1 hour paid up to 2,5 hours paid from 4 miles to 20 miles
Deductions
Hours of WorkDaily 8.30 a.m to 5 pm
Weekly 39 hours

Holidays 21 days (Ten days are to be taken in July, four days at Christmas, five days at Easter (including Good Friday)

Public holidays 9 days
Illness and Injury
Other Info
ContactsFor further information:
Union Siptu
www.siptu.ie
Liberty Hall
Dublin 1.
Tel: 01-8586300
Fax: 01-8749466
Contact the Polish speaking members of SIPTU, Barnaba Dorda and Kazik Anhalt. Ask for them at the head office.