Taiwanese workers in China long for home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China's economy declines due to the China-U.S. trade war, many Taiwanese working in China long to return home. A Taiwanese internet user, who is employed by a Ch...

Number of Taiwanese working in China hits 10-year low

China continued to be the No. 1 destination for Taiwanese heading overseas to work in 2018, although the number has dropped to its lowest level since 2008, the Directorate General of Budget, Accountin...

Taiwan has 4th longest working hours in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese worked the fourth-most hours in the world in 2018, according to a Ministry of Labor (MOL) report. The average number of hours worked in Taiwan last year was 2...

Over 50% of Taiwan workers worried about losing jobs to AI: poll

More than 50 percent of employees in Taiwan are concerned about losing their jobs as a result of the development of artificial intelligence technology, according to a survey by 1111 job bank. The p...

Taiwan needs workplace reform

Yet another survey, published this week, has revealed the shocking conditions endured by many Taiwanese workers on a day-to-day basis. These surveys now seem to be a regular occurrence, yet no matter ...

A general outline of the amendments to Taiwan's labor laws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After quite a bit of controversy and some protests, the labor law amendments were passed on Jan. 10. However, the changes made may still be further updated in the coming months...

Taiwan workers aged 35-39 earning less than average: Numeracy Lab

Taipei, May 9 (CNA) The Numeracy Lab, a Taiwan-based math teaching group, said Tuesday that Taiwan workers in the 35-39 age group are struggling on low monthly wages that are way below the national av...

Weekends at last: Taiwan workers to get 2 days off a week

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Since Taiwan industrialized in the 1960s, its workers have strived to do whatever their employers asked, including putting in free overtime, out of fear of being replaced. ...

Weekends at last: Taiwan workers to get 2 days off a week

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Since Taiwan industrialized in the 1960s, its workers have strived to do whatever their employers asked, including putting in free overtime, out of fear of being replaced. ...

Most Taiwan workers clueless about retirement needs: poll

Forty percent of employees in Taiwan who have a retirement plan would like to retire at the age of 58, but 90 percent have no idea how much money they would need for retirement, according to a recent ...

Most Taiwan workers do not see postgrad degree as job guarantee: poll

More than 80 percent of workers in Taiwan think that an advanced degree does not guarantee a good job, the online job bank yes123 said Tuesday, citing a poll it conducted recently. According to the...

Nearly 80% of Taiwan workers want overseas job: survey

Taipei, Jan. 28 (CNA) Amid Taiwan's economic downturn and stagnant salaries, a staggering 87.1 percent of employees want to leave their current employment after the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, and...

Most Taiwan workers' top New Year's wish is for pay raise: poll

Taipei, Jan. 4 (CNA) The main New Year's wish among employees in Taiwan is to get a pay raise, according to a survey released Monday, which showed that less than 30 percent of the country's workers go...

Ex-RCA Taiwan workers to get NT$200,000 in death compensation

Former workers of the defunct RCA factory in Taoyuan, who died from cancer due to exposure to toxic chemicals, as well as their next of kin, are eligible to receive at least NT$200,000 each in occupat...

China Times: Low salary problems

The low salaries paid to Taiwan's quality talent have become a constraint on the country's economic growth. The annual International Institute for Management and Development (IMD) World Tal...