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2018/09/10 | TNL Staff
CONFESSION: How I Became Complicit in Overworking Taiwan's Bus Drivers
Tired bus drivers are a danger to us all. Here, a middle man in the disputes between bus companies and their drivers reveals all the tricks he was forced to use to keep drivers overworked.
A Comprehensive Breakdown of Insurance Deductions from Salaries in Taiwan
Have you ever wondered whether you are paying the correct amount in insurance and pension contributions every month? This handy guide will help you find out.
2018/05/07 | Morley J Weston
Unprotected by Labor Standards Act, Taiwan’s Cops Work 12-Hour Shifts
Poor working conditions have taken a toll on recruiting, further compounding the problems of overworked police.
2018/03/15 | David Green
Taiwan under Pressure over Illegal Fishing, Human Rights as EU Takes Stock
A video spotlighting Taiwan's ongoing problems with illegal fishing and human rights abuses aboard its offshore vessels could not have come at a worse time.
2018/03/12 | Nick Aspinwall
Dancing to Break the Chain: Taiwan’s Foreign Caregivers Protest Sexual Abuse, Labor Standards
Migrant domestic workers gathered in Taipei Main Station on Sunday afternoon to fight for recognition under the Labor Standards Act, the abolition of the brokerage system, and an end to sexual harassment
2018/03/07 | David Green
AmCham Taipei Survey Calls for Labor Flexibility, Improved Policy Coordination
AmCham members positive over future but urge more action on labor flexibility and policy coordination.
2018/02/22 | TJ
OPINION: Small Benefits Are Holding Taiwan's Workers Back
Is the 'happy company' phenomenon a mask for deeper workplace dissatisfaction?
2018/01/29 | TNL Staff
Social Workers to Feel the Brunt of Labor Act Amendments
One survey indicates that most social workers in Taiwan already make less than US$1,000 per month.
2018/01/26 | David Green
Survey of Global Firms in Taiwan Blasts Labor Laws, Warns on Talent
Taiwan-based business leaders from global companies suggest the country is slipping behind in the regional race.
2018/01/21 | TNL Staff
Week in Focus: Joshua Wong Heads Back to Jail
Freedom around the region defined the week as Joshua Wong again provided a focus for the decline of liberty in Hong Kong.
2018/01/14 | Morley J Weston
OPINION: Taiwan Should Abandon the Illusion of the 7-Day Week
Protests against Taiwan's labor law amendments are wide off the mark — Taiwan needs to fundamentally rethink its calendar.
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.
2018/01/04 | Morley J Weston
Taiwan’s Gender Wage Gap is Decreasing, but Not Uniformly
It's tough to be a female artist in Taiwan, but not so bad to be a plumber.
2017/12/25 | Brian Hioe
Labor Law Protests Rock Taipei
Protests as large and aggressive have not been witnessed in Taipei since the 2014 Sunflower Movement.
OPINION: Taiwan or Vietnam – Which Has Weaker Labor Standards?
Wang Hong-ren argues that Taiwan's labor laws are regressing below those of its southern neighbor.