Birth delivery payment decrease, government amends the legislation.

The Government has to amend article 27 of the law ‘On social securities’ which stipulates that the payment on maternity leave has to be made based upon the net payment and not based on the gross payment, consequently this consists to be an explicit violation of women?s rights.’. This request was made by the chairwoman of the Parliamentary Commission on Labour, Social Issues and Public…

Abissnet’s contracts risk Kokëdhima’s mandate

Some important institutions financed from the state budget have purchased services from Abissnet, Koço Kokëdhima?s company, while he was still owner of them and MP. Some tribunals, municipalities, universities, medical institutions, state agencies and other institutions have purchased the services of this company, while the law prohibits the members of parliament to benefit from the properties of state or local government and otherwise, it provides…

Basha spent 145 thousand Euros in newspaper ads

Data gathered from BIRN from the expenses database of Spending Data Albania suggests that during this year Tirana spent more money for ads than any other municipality. For the first nine months of 2014 the Municipality of Tirana has spent more than 20.4 million Lek (145 thousand Euros) for advertisements in some daily newspapers, while all other municipalities taken together have spent a total of…