Albania Increases The National Minimum Wage

Published date20 October 2022
Subject MatterEmployment and HR, Employee Benefits & Compensation
Law FirmEurofast
AuthorMs Drilona Likaj

Only a few months after the government's decision to increase the minimum wage in Albania, the Council of Ministers has decided on a further increase.

Starting from September 1st, 2022, the minimum wage in Albania will be LEK 34,000. This decision affects more than 200,000 employees within the Republic of Albania.

It has also been decided to increase pensions by 9.5%, a decision that benefits about 700,000 retired citizens.

These changes have come as an effect of what is called the "Social Resistance Package"...

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