• Lulzime Farizi College Biznesi, Prishtina, Kosovo
  • Sherif Sejdiu College Biznesi, Prishtina, Kosovo
Keywords: inspection, employment, minor offense, sanction, educational measure


Protection of workers' rights and sanctioning of employers in the Republic of North Macedonia is in the competence of the Labor Inspectorate. The labor inspector, by decision, will stop the work of the employer if he meets a person with whom a working relationship has not been established in accordance with the law and the collective agreement, if the employer has not submitted an application for compulsory social security, respectively has not accrued and has not paid contributions from the salary, if he has not paid a salary, respectively a lower salary, for three months, if he does not respect it, respectively breaks the working hours and the order of working hours and if he does not keep electronic record of the hours full-time work even for overtime work. The work ban cannot be replaced with a fine if the labor inspector finds the same shortcoming for the second time.
The labor inspector will submit a request for initiating a misdemeanor procedure, if he finds that the employer, respectively the person responsible for violating the law or other provisions, collective agreements and employment agreement which determine the employment relationship, has committed a misdemeanor.


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How to Cite
Farizi, L., & Sejdiu, S. (2020). TYPES OF SANCTIONS AGAINST EMPLOYERS IN THE REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA. Knowledge International Journal, 43(5), 1101 - 1106. Retrieved from https://ikm.mk/ojs/index.php/KIJ/article/view/4821