Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Questions (304)

Dara Calleary

Question:

304. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the discussions his Department has had with suppliers or service contractors to his Department or to agencies of his Department to ensure that employees of such suppliers and contractors are paid the living wage of €11.50 per hour; the cost of implementing this wage for these employees; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1375/16]

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Written answers (Question to Jobs)

Along with this pay floor all employers are required to confirm that they have taken account of their statutory and legal obligations relating to the employment protection and working conditions of their employees in the provision of goods and services sought for my Department through the eTenders website.