Conference Title: International Conference in Business,Technology and Innovation 2013
Conference Title: UBT Publications
Contributing Editos: Prof. Albert Qarri, Prof. Ibrahim Krasniqi, Krenare Pireva, Evelina Bazini, Nita Abrashi
Co-Organizers: Ardian Emini, Vlora Aliu, Betim Gashi, Xhemajl Mehmeti, Kushtrim Dragusha, Murat Retkoceri, Kaltrina Bunjaku, Leonita Braha
Start Date: 2013-11-01
End Date: 2013-11-02
Venue, City, Country: : Hotel Bleart , Durres , Albania

Paper Title

Enforcement of Legislation for Labor in Kosovo and its Reformation


Blerim Krasniqi


Legislation for labor relation in Kosovo administered by UNMIK but even after the country’s independence, especially its implementation and efforts to reform them are subjects and issues which preoccupies the society and the employees in Kosovo. Establishment, enforcement and reformation of Labor Legislation in Kosovo after 1999 can be clearly divided into two periods such as: The period of UNMIK Administration until the entry into force of the labor legislation in the Republic of Kosovo and the second period the strengthening of labor legislations after the country’s independence. The process of reformation of labor legislation has indicated few tendencies for reformation which have not been reached the adequate level of development. In opinion, is described the fact that labor legislation in Kosovo is facing to many difficulties, which occasionally are reported and elaborated in different reports and researches. The reports made on this issue seclude particularly the legislation being not full in the labor field and certain mechanisms which will ensure the adequate enforcement of legislation and legal protection for employees. The issue which is elaborated in this project is the fact that enforcement of legislation and certain implementing mechanisms as well as its further reformation, is it a problem which continues to challenge its adequate enforcement? Regarding to this, by analyzing the positive legislation and pertinent literature, the item aims to treat the aspect of implementation in practice of labor legislation, respectively how much and how mechanisms for implementation performs, and what is the dedication of government and society overall to move forward on this direction.


Labor legislation, enforcing mechanisms, reformation, creation, reports.