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Technology sector in Taiwan's Miaoli to offer over 1,000 jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Workforce Development Agency’s Taoyuan-Hsinchu-Miaoli branch will be hosting a joint recruitment activity at the Chunan Science Park on Feb. 24, with many of Tai...

Taiwan employers, brokers must cover quarantine fees for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's labor ministry said migrant workers should notify the authorities if their employers or placement agencies charge them for home quarantine costs. Violators...

Taiwan ends short-term contract extensions for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Monday (Nov. 23) stated that it has discontinued a program allowing short-term contract extensions for migrant workers. As the Wuhan coro...

Foreigners can apply for work permits in Taiwan via new website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign students and professionals can now file applications for work permits in Taiwan through the EZ Work Permit website launched by the Ministry of Labor (MOL). To r...

Taiwanese employers who dock migrant worker wages can face NT$300,000 fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Workforce Development Agency (WDA) under the Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Monday reminded the public that employers and labor brokers face heavy fines if they are found ...

Taiwan’s domestic abuse hotline available in 7 languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 113 hotline for the protection of women and children in Taiwan is now available in Japanese, in addition to Chinese, English, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai, and Cambodi...

Over 80,000 migrant workers in Taiwan stay put amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 80,000 migrant workers in Taiwan have been able to stay at their current jobs or obtain other employment in the country as of June this year thanks to government...

Taiwan allows migrant worker employers to extend contracts amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Tuesday (June 9) announced that employers of migrant workers can apply to extend their contracts by three months amid the Wuhan coronavirus ...

No deportation from Taiwan of undocumented migrants seeking treatment: NGOs

A coalition of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that fight for the rights of migrant workers initiated a petition Friday to urge the government not to detain or deport undocumented migrant workers...

Taiwan to subsidize furloughed workers amid virus crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan’s Cabinet on Thursday (March 5) approved a bundle of job security measures proposed by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) to assuage the coronavirus outbreak's im...

TSMC to recruit over 4,000 new staff for high-end process development

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, said Tuesday it is planning to hire more than 4,000 new staff this year at a time when the company is gearing...

Employers must provide masks to migrant workers in Taiwan during outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It is mandatory that employers provide surgical masks to migrant laborers in Taiwan whose employment as caregivers necessitates visits to hospitals or other medical instit...

Taiwan prepares to import 7 farm workers from Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Preparations are underway to import farm workers from overseas for the first time, reports said Wednesday (December 18). Earlier this year, the government decided to al...

Taiwan Migrant fishermen in bridge collapse to receive priority: MOL

The Ministry of Labor (MOL) will grant fishermen involved in a bridge collapse in Yilan earlier this month who are looking to move to factory jobs an extended period in which to find work, according t...

Eligibility for hiring domestic helpers in Taiwan to be reviewed

The Ministry of Labor said Monday that it will review the needs-based point system that is used to determine the eligibility for hiring foreign domestic helpers in Taiwan to make the eligibility requi...