During the pandemic period in Albania, public administrations and many private businesses did not stop working for a single day, the solution was remote work.
Remote work in Albania is being embraced by many private companies, such a solution is made to reduce the costs to the employer.
Working remotely in our country means working overtime.
For example online learning forced teachers to be on alert all the time. But the fact is that no teacher was paid for extra hours.
“Distance work is being applied by private businesses as the employer does not pay rent, furniture, day, water. “It also poses a risk of increasing informality.” said Romina Radonshiqi, economics expert.
Work from home is out of sight of the tax authorities and the Labor Inspectorate.
“The most frequent violations are those in which the employee goes to work on holidays and is not paid, goes out on Sundays and is not paid, or works more hours and is not paid. The employee should be educated to complain and denounce the employer “, Ergesta Stërmasi, employment experts.
Despite this distance work and its favors.
“Working remotely gives everyone the opportunity to work in international companies without being physically there. Working remotely has its advantages, new mothers love it as they are close to the child. In the meantime, I want to say that remote work must also be measured, so that the official schedule is respected and respected. “, said Radonshqi.