Schedule of Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Muslims will be celebrating Eid al-Fitr (開齋節) across Taiwan, starting with an event at the Taipei Main Station on Wednesday (June 5). Eid al-Fitr is a Muslim festival that m...

Bulgarian coal communities face dark times

Georgi Terziski clips wine-making grapes from the arbor which forms a curtain across the side yard of his home in Golemo Selo, a village in western Bulgaria where he's lived for his entire 56 year...

Bulgaria's bleak post-coal future

Taipei’s DOL reminds employers to accommodate Islamic workers’ religious rituals conducted during Ramadan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Department of Labor (DOL) of Taipei City Government on Friday reminded employers who work with Muslim employees to accommodate the fasting and prayer rituals conducted d...

Taipei City fines Chunghwa Telecom, Honghwa International for overtime violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City Department of Labor (DOL) ruled on Monday to impose fines of NT$1 million on Chunghwa Telecom and its contractor Honghwa International for overtime violations st...

Taipei to conduct workplace safety inspections targeting logistics, trucking, and bus industries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) instructed the city’s Department of Labor (DOL) to step up workplace safety inspections targeting the logistics, trucking, and bus in...

Records: Washington officials gave activist's info to ICE

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Department of Licensing gave information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement about an undocumented immigrant rights activist now facing deportation, records...

Taipei 2017 labor film award open for submission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei City Department of Labor (DOL) announced that labor films lasting 30 minutes or longer and shot on dates after July 1, 2014, are eligible to apply, and the submission dead...

2017 Labor Film Award Open for Submission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Labor Film Award is now receiving submissions! Labor-themed films lasting 30 minutes or longer and shot after July 1st, 2014 are eligible to apply. Themes of the su...

Crash by crash, a tally of recent migrant transport deaths

Here are details of recent traffic accidents involving migrant farmworkers: — Jan. 9, 2015 — Four farmworkers died when their van struck a semitrailer in Fresno County, California. T...

Why so many fatal crashes for migrant workers? Some answers

Following two 1963 crashes that resulted in the deaths of 59 migrant farmworkers, a member of Congress declared that the "plight of the migrant laborer in this country is an inexcusable and cancerous ...

Advicent introduces The Compliance Blueprint to be leveraged in DOL compliance strategies

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2016--With the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary ruling set to take effect in April 2017, Advicent—the leading financial technology provider—has introduced The Co...