Holiday jobs popular with pupils

Almost 75% of older school pupils and students will have some sort of holiday job this summer, but their pay expectations may well be unrealistic, according to research by trade union federation FNV.

Teenagers expect to earn between €4 and €9 an hour while the minimum gross wage for a 16 year-old is €20.71 per day, rising to €27.31 for an 18-year-old.

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