A new Employment Regulation Order for contract cleaners will come into force 55 days from 1st November, 2016.
This order provides for 3 pay increases over 3 years and other matters such as charges for uniforms.
The rate of pay will be as follows:
€10.05 from 1st December, 2016 or 60 days after signing of the order, whichever is later;
€10.40 from 1st December, 2017, and €10.80 from 1st December, 2018.
It also makes some changes re:
- Annual holidays
- Terms of employment
- Other conditions of employment
- Sick pay procedure
- Maternity leave
- Payment of wages.
You can read the full statutory instrument here: statutory instrument 548 of 2016.