Our Job Is To Get You Compensation You Deserve

As an employee you are entitled to certain basic rights regardless of the industry you are employed in.

Below is a list of the basic minimum rights and entitlements which you should receive when you are engaged in employment.

  • Contract of Employment
  • Pay in line with the National Minimum Wage
  • Payslips
  • Annual Leave
  • Public Holidays
  • Notice
  • Fair Procedures

Your Employment Rights

Contract of Employment

When an employee commences work with an employer they are automatically entitled to a contract of employment. The terms and conditions of this contract of employment may be written or oral, expressed or implied.  These terms and conditions would typically include:

  • the date the employment started
  • the job title and nature of work
  • the rate of pay or method of calculation of pay and sick pay and pensions (If any).


All employees are entitled to receive a payslip from their employer. This payslip should clearly specify:

  • the gross wages payable to the employee
  • the nature and amount of any deductions.

The National Minimum Wage

All employees are entitled to receive the national minimum wage, which at present is €9.15 per hour. Most experienced adults are entitled to this rate of minimum wage; however there are some exceptions such as:

  • persons under the age of 18
  • trainees
  • apprentices.