Taiwan's monthly minimum wage to increase by 5% in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The monthly minimum wage will officially be increased by 5 percent next year, while the hourly minimum wage will rise by 7.14 percent, announced Ministry of Labor yesterday (Se...

Taiwan to raise hourly wage by 7% to NT$150

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's hourly minimum wage is to be increased by over 7 percent, while the monthly minimum wage is to be hiked by 5 percent, pending approval by the Executive Yuan, annou...

Taiwan’s minimum wage expected to increase: Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said that given Taiwan's recent economic growth, increases to the minimum wage should not be unexpected, during a TV interview with CT...

Nan Shan Life, Carrefour top labor law violators in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nan Shan Life Insurance, Carrefour, Fuji Xerox Taiwan, Chef (雅吉有限公司), and World Gym have the dubious distinction of being ranked as the top five labor law violators in Taiwan t...

Migrant workers demand right to join referendum

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Several dozen migrant workers from the Philippines and Indonesia demanded on Sunday that they be allowed to join a signature drive for a labor law referendum, saying that labor r...

Trial program launched to help stay-at-home women get back to work

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) The Ministry of Labor launched a trial program earlier this year to help stay-at-home women return to the workplace in an effort to boost female labor force participation in Taiwa...

Taiwan solar cell manufacturer Motech to halt production at a Tainan fab temporarily

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan-based global solar cell manufacturer Motech has reportedly planned to halt production at a solar wafer factory in Southern Taiwan Science Park temporarily, with more than...

Labor groups protest in front of AmCham Taipei office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A number of labor groups combined forces on Saturday (June 23) to rally in front of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (AmCham) to protest a white paper recently releas...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, June 25, the 176th day of 2018. There are 189 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 25, 1...

Migrant caregivers demand 24 consecutive hours of time off

Taipei, June 10 (CNA) Migrant caregivers in Taiwan, mostly from the Philippines, demanded Sunday that the government guarantee their basic rights -- weekly days off of at lest 24 consecutive hours -- ...

AmCham releases 2018 White Paper on Taiwan's business climate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taiwan, released their annual White Paper on issues in various industries, government regulations, and the overall business cl...

Unique Dining Experience At New York Stock Exchange Serves Up Disability Awareness

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 5, 2018--The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), sponsored by Voya Financial ® (Voya), is advocating for equal rights for all individuals with Down syndrome through C...

Labor groups urge Taiwanese government to make law requiring separation of dorms from factories for migrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Migrant workers interest groups on Wednesday demanded that the government make law to require separation of dormitories for migrant workers from factories, pointing out the ...

President has higher support than satisfaction rating: DPP poll

Taipei (CNA) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is supported by more than half of Taiwan's adults but only around four in every 10 of them are satisfied with her performance, a poll by Tsai's Demo...

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...