Trade unions in Albania have had an unstable existence in recent decades, mirroring the regional political turbulance in Albania. Since the 1991 defeat of the Albanian Party of Labour (APL), independent trade unions have asserted themselves, with two main national trade union centres; the United Independent Albanian Trade Unions (BSPSh) and the Confederation of Trade Unions (KSSh).
- ^ "Article 14 [Unions]". Albania - Constitution. Retrieved 2007-05-18.
- ^ Albania withdrew from the ILO in 1967, but returned in 1991.
- ^ ICTUR et al., ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.