New Year’s Day – New Year Holiday – Summer Day – Nevruz Day – Easter Sunday – Easter Monday – Orthodox Easter Sunday – Orthodox Easter Monday – Labor Day/May Day – Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) – Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) – Mother Teresa Beautification Day – Flag and Independence Day – Liberation Day – National Youth Day – Christmas Day.
The standard work week in Albania is 40 hours over five days.
Female employees receive 365 days of paid maternity leave. Male employees are entitled to up to four months of unpaid paternity leave.
Employees receive between 20 paid annual leave.
Employees receive 14 days of paid sick leave a year.
Performance-based bonuses are common in Albania.
The notice period generally is between two weeks and three months. Severance is required in some circumstances.
Albania provides universal healthcare, but employers may provide supplementary private healthcare insurance.
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