Dáil Éireann - Volume 394 - 06 December, 1989
Written Answers. - Minimum Wage.
Mr. O'Shea Mr. O'Shea
54. Mr. O'Shea asked the Minister for Labour if he will outline the (I) EC and  (II) OECD countries which have a statutory national minimum wage; and the date of its introduction.
Minister for Labour (Mr. B. Ahern) Bertie Ahern
Minister for Labour (Mr. B. Ahern): On the basis of information readily available the following countries have a statutory national minimum wage: Australia, Canada, France, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United States. The year of introduction varies from the early 1900s to the mid-seventies.
Dáil Éireann 394 Written Answers. Minimum Wage.