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Eurostat: Albania has the Lowest Minimum Wage in Europe

Eurostat: Albania has the Lowest Minimum Wage in Europe

TIRANA, January 31 Despite the decision of Albanian authorities for increasing the minimum wage from Lek 24,000 to Lek 26,000 per month starting January 1st, Albania still ranks among the European countries with the lowest minimum wages. By the end of 2018, Albanian employees were...

Minimum Wage, Albania among Lowest-Paying Countries in Europe

Minimum Wage, Albania among Lowest-Paying Countries in Europe

TIRANA, December 28 Despite the decision of Albanian authorities for increasing the minimum wage from Lek 24,000 to Lek 26,000 per month starting January 1st, Albania still ranks among the European countries with the lowest minimum wages. According to the decision, the hourly minimum wage...

Albania has Lowest Minimum Wage in Europe

Albania has Lowest Minimum Wage in Europe

TIRANA, February 26 In January 2018, Albania had the lowest gross minimum wage (before the deduction of tax and social security contributions) among EU member and candidate countries, of Euro 181 per month, Eurostat confirmed in a recent publication. Eurostat divides the EU member countries...

No Decision on Minimum Wage Increase for Private Sector

No Decision on Minimum Wage Increase for Private Sector

TIRANA, February 20 The National Labour Council couldn’t reach a joint stance regarding the legal minimum wage, which currently is Lek 22,000. The Albanian government has proposed an increase by Lek 2,000 while the Confederation of Trade Unions says that the legal minimum age must...