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Labor Force Survey for 2014 by INSTAT: Males dominate in the labor market
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Labor Force Survey for 2014 by INSTAT: Males dominate in the labor market

The Labor Force Survey for 2014 shows interesting figures about the gender oriented work force in Albania, where males dominate in the labor market. According to the report published by INSTAT, the labor force aged between 15-64 years old is 1.225 thousands persons, 57.4% males and 42.6% females. The participation rate of males aged between...

Minimum wage level will increase in 2015
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Minimum wage level will increase in 2015

Minister of Social Welfare and Youth, Erion Veliaj attended the 5th Congress of the Albanian Confederate of Syndications on December 1st and spoke about several labor issues in country. At a press conference, Veliaj discussed about the minimum wage level and vowed that in 2015 the government will start discussions for the increase of it. The minister...

Labor legislation
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Labor legislation

Albania was a member state of the International Labor Organisation (ILO) from 1920 to 1967 and is again member since 1991. The country has ratified 44 ILO International Labour Standards (Conventions), including the eight fundamental Conventions. According to its Constitution, the ILO maintains relations with governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations. Employment contracts As defined in the Labor...