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2018/02/22 | TJ
OPINION: Small Benefits Are Holding Taiwan's Workers Back
Is the 'happy company' phenomenon a mask for deeper workplace dissatisfaction?
2018/01/09 | Ting-Yu Chao
Labor Law Protests Continue as Lawmakers Convene
This is the latest in months of protests over the anticipated passage of revisions to a law originally intended to protect workers' rights.
2017/12/22 | Yulin
Taiwan's Biggest Problem is Pay, Not Hours
Taiwan is pretty average in East Asia when it comes to paid holidays and work hours, but stagnant wages remain a major drag.
2017/11/27 | TNL Staff
Closure of Hsinchu Homebox Branch Results in Strikes, Arrests
A breakdown in negotiations led disgruntled employees to block the entrance to a Hsinchu store and scuffle with police.
2017/11/24 | If Lin
Yes, 'Death by Overwork' Is a Real Thing in Taiwan
Taiwan may experience death by overwork on similar levels as in Japan.
2017/11/20 | David Green
VIDEO: Confessions of a Far Eastern Air Transport Flight Attendant
Union members suggest the dispute with airline Far Eastern Air Transport highlights the lack of protections afforded to employees.
2017/11/20 | Jomo JS
For Malaysia, the Dream of TPP is Turning into a Nightmare
Jomo JS argues that the original Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Agreement had little to offer Malaysia — but the absence of the US makes the agreement nonsensical.
2017/11/17 | Cat Thomas
Shopping, Sleeping, and Not Driving Drunk: Taipei Startups to Watch Out For
We look at four emerging companies from this year's MeetTaipei startup festival that are on track to profitability.
2017/11/13 | David Green
DPP Bows to Big Business as Tsai Fails to Uphold Pledge to Protect Workers
After 2016 changes to the Labor Standards Act drew criticism for inflexibility and high costs, the latest round of changes give too much power back to bosses, leaving shift workers such as nurses and drivers particularly vulnerable.
2017/11/09 | TNL Staff
INFOGRAPHIC: Why Many Workers are Angry at Changes to the Labor Laws
Changes to the Labor Standards Act could leave workers sleepless — and working for as many as 12 days at a time.
2017/11/03 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Taiwan Work Is Never Over
Taiwan has the sixth highest average work hours in the world, yet revisions to the Labor Standards Act suggested this week by the government roll back hard-fought victories for labor rights secured last year, and leave the door open for employers to exploit workers unprotected by unions.
2017/10/25 | David Green
Analyzing Taiwan's Draft Law on Foreign Talent
The draft act on hiring foreign talent passed last week does more to make life easier for foreign workers and their families already in Taiwan than it does to entice fresh white-collar recruits to the beautiful island.