It is a wage which makes possible a minimum acceptable standard of living. It is evidence based and grounded in social consensus.
based on the concept that work should provide an adequate income to enable individuals to afford a socially acceptable standard of living
the average gross salary which will enable full time employed adults (without dependents) across Ireland to afford a socially acceptable standard of living
a living wage which provides for needs not wants
an evidence based rate of pay which is grounded in social consensus and is derived from Consensual Budget Standards research which establishes the cost of a Minimum Essential Standard of Living in Ireland today
unlike the National Minimum Wage which is not based on the cost of living.