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OPINION: Taiwan Must Discuss Migrant Worker Safety After Fatal Factory Fires

Brian Hioe

Taiwan must seriously address unsafe work conditions for migrant workers after its third fatal factory fire in 14 months.


Migrant Workers Criticize Labor Ministry's Failure to Ban On-Site Factory Dorms

Nick Aspinwall

The Ministry of Labor wants to deduct employer hiring quotas by five for every worker who dies due to negligence, and by one for every injured worker.


Taiwan Protests Ignite Calls for Centralized Labor, Fire Safety Regulations

Nick Aspinwall

In the aftermath of Saturday’s Chin Poon fire, workers’ rights and firefighter’s groups are demanding a streamlined approach to safety at industrial sites – and are calling on Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor to step up.

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