IMPACT conference in Killarney hears call for ‘living wage’

IMPACT trade union’s conference – which is taking place at INEC Killarney this week – has heard criticisms on the Governments to commitments on job security and the gender pay gap. IMPACT Trade Union IMPACT national secretary Angela Kirk was speaking on the application of a ‘Living Wage’ for workers employed in all contracts for service and the public sector. The Living Wage Technical Group recommended €11.50 per hour is required for a single adult to maintain a minimum standard of living.