Minimum wage to increase again this year: Taiwan Labor Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s minimum wage will continue to rise despite unfavorable domestic and global economic conditions, promised the country’s labor minister Tuesday. An e...

Taiwan's China Airlines pilot strike officially ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the seventh day of a strike by China Airlines (CAL) pilots, the airline and Pilots Union Taoyuan finally came to a consensus on the five key demands by the striking pilots, ...

Taiwan Cabinet spokesperson, labor and culture ministers stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cabinet spokesperson Kolas Yotaka, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春), and Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will retain their positions in the new Cabinet led by inco...

Taiwan and Indonesia to discuss raising Indonesian domestic workers’ pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesian Labor Minister Hanif Dhakiri is arriving in Taiwan Thursday for a two-day trip, during which he will discuss matters regarding the labor rights of Indonesian mi...

Taiwan minimum wage bill calls for fines of up to NT$1 million for employers who violate law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced a national minimum wage draft bill, which makes provision for the introduction of a mechanism and economic indexes governing th...

Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor to announce minimum wage draft bill on Nov. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor will promulgate the national minimum wage draft bill, which makes provision for the introduction of a mechanism and economic indexes gover...

Finding labor is not a problem for returning businesses: Taiwan Labor Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As the trade war between the United States and China escalates, Taiwanese companies returning to the island should have no problem finding labor, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許...

Taiwan, APEC sign letter of intent for international cooperation project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Labor together with seven members of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) signed letters of Intent to pave the way for international cooperati...

'Taiwan’s average salary is NT$50,000’ doesn’t reflect reality: Minister of Labor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) recently said that the average total salary of laborers in Taiwan last year was NT$49,989 (about US$1,700), but Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-c...

Taiwanese government to help families of migrant worker fire victims

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) Efforts have been made to contact the families of migrant workers who died in a huge fire at a factory in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan late Saturday, and will offer them assistance ...