Workers across Northern Ireland will benefit from the change
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National Living Wage should mean pay rise for many NI workers

The National Living Wage (NLW) takes effect from Friday and should mean a pay rise for tens of thousands of workers in Northern Ireland.

Under the NLW, workers who are over 25 will see their minimum pay rate rise from £6.70 to £7.20.

BBC News NI Economics & Business Editor John Campbell reports.