Taiwan Unions Buoyed by China Airlines Success

Yuan-ling Liang

While some unions have leveraged the success of the flight attendants' strike, other industries face challenges in worker organization and collective bargaining.


Working Sunday? Employers Threaten to Walk from Labor Negotiations

Chang Shin-wei

As employers threaten to walk from negotiations over worker rights in Taiwan, some politicians say the high expectations of the DPP-led government are not being met.


Unions Threaten to Strike after Flight Attendants’ Success

Bing-sheng Lee

The strike by China Airline flight attendants ended after management agreed to employee demands. Now more unions are threatening to strike.

 [PHOTO STORY] Airline Strike Follows Years of Deteriorating Conditions

[PHOTO STORY] Airline Strike Follows Years of Deteriorating Conditions

Edward White

“They don’t treat us as human beings.” China Airlines staff say their health has been suffering as work conditions have steadily worsened in recent years.


Hundreds of Taiwanese Companies Fined for Exploiting Workers

TNL 編輯

A survey shows that hundreds of companies in Taiwan violated the Labor Standards Act last year. Media and finance companies and hospitals are all on the list.


Over 70 Percent of Taiwan Employees Worry About Unpaid Leave


Spokesman of Yes123, Yang Zong-bin, says that the situation of unpaid leave should be observed until the first half of next year and the situation of the export-oriented high-tech industry and traditional manufacturing should be the main focus. Yang points out, if the workers really have to take unpaid leaves, they should start to observe if the industry has a long-term crisis and think about their next step.

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Thousands of Vietnamese Workers On Strike Against Abuse in Taiwan-Funded Enterprises


The conflict between Taiwanese and Chinese managers and local Vietnamese workers has remained unresolved. Last May, the South China Sea sovereignty dispute raised conflict between China and Vietnam, the following anti-Chinese riot in Vietnam then spread to Taiwan-funded enterprises.

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