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Taiwan labor ministry says minimum wage increase won't impact employment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An increase in minimum wage will not negatively impact employment and commodity prices, Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MOL) said on Wednesday (Oct. 13), citing a Nobel ...

Taiwan to raise monthly minimum wage to NT$25,250

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A committee organized by Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Friday (Oct. 8) decided to raise Taiwan's monthly and minimum wages by 5% next year. At 10 a.m. on ...

Taiwan to raise minimum wage by up to 6% next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor and Ministry of Economic Affairs are both indicating that Taiwan will raise the minimum wage next year, possibly by up to 6%. The Minimum Wage Rev...

Taiwan decision on minimum wage likely on Oct. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It will take until Oct. 8 to find out whether the basic minimum wage will rise or not in 2022, reports said Wednesday (Sept. 22). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mini...

Taiwan business leader opposes rise in minimum wage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The leader of one of Taiwan’s top business groups, Lin Po-feng (林伯豐), voiced opposition to a rise in the minimum wage Wednesday (Sept. 8), calling for special aid fo...

Taiwan minister of economic affairs supports raise in minimum wage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan prepares for the annual decision on the minimum wage, Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) said Wednesday (Sept. 1) there should be a raise, but not b...

Taiwan labor minister says she hopes for better minimum wage increase for next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) said during an interview on Wednesday (Aug. 25) that she hopes the ministry’s Minimum Wage Review Committee will propose a bigg...

Taiwan's Central Bank calls for minimum wage increase

(Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Central Bank Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) has called for a reasonable increase to the national minimum wage, invoking resistance from business leaders. Governor Yang mainta...

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...

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...

Minimum Wage rise is welcome, but workers and the economy demand more

A day after handing in his resignation, but before formally standing down, one of the final acts of outgoing Taiwan Premier Lin Chuan’s tenure was to sign off proposals for an increase in the mi...

Lin raises hourly minimum wage to NT$140 and monthly pay to 22K

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In one of his final acts as premier of Taiwan, Lin Chuan approved a committee's proposal to increase the hourly minimum wage to NT$140 (US$4.65) and the monthly minimum wag...

Taiwan's monthly minimum wage increased to NT$22,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After about six hours of discussions, the Ministry of Labor's annual Minimum Wage Review Committee decided to increase the monthly wage from NT$21,009 to NT$22,000 (US$725)...

30% increase of monthly minimum wage proposed by committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A consensus on increasing Taiwan's monthly minimum wage from NT$21,009 to NT$27,711 (US$931) has been reached by the Ministry of Labor's annual Minimum Wage Review Comm...