• Confirm
  • .
2018/11/05 | Nick Aspinwall
Migrant Workers Criticize Labor Ministry's Failure to Ban On-Site Factory Dorms
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.
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.
2015/08/24 | Kenzo
Unreasonable Working Conditions for Migrant Fishermen in Taiwan
There are employers that take NT$ 5,000 (approximately US$ 151) each month out of the fishermen's salary as boarding and food costs. With agencies also cutting unreasonable payments, the workers are left with almost nothing.
2015/08/13 | Yang
Over 80 Percent Taiwanese are Satisfied with Their Current Living Conditions
Many workers face problems such as low wages, long working hours, poor working conditions and so on, therefore the satisfaction rate of Ma's government reaching a peak seems odd.
2015/07/16 | Shih Yuan
Work Permit Application Procedure to be Simplified for Overseas Chinese Students
The Ministry of Labor believes overseas Chinese students who choose to stay and work in Taiwan have work-related knowledge, foreign language skills and other professional competence. They are also familiar with their own countries and the Taiwanese society, which complements Taiwanese college graduates.