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...

Labor ministry, agencies discuss migrant worker service fees

The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday hosted a meeting of labor groups and employment agencies to resolve their differences in opinion regarding service fees for migrant workers who wish to renew t...

Taiwan sees highest number of furloughed workers this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan saw 2,012 workers placed on unpaid leave by 26 employers between Aug. 1-15, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced Friday (Aug. 16). The figure represents an incr...

Ministry of Labor sets up AI training center in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Labor (MOL) officially launched its artificial intelligence (AI) training center for Southern Taiwan in Tainan Monday (August 5). The new center is the ...

New Taipei Labor Bureau celebrates success of interpreting service for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Labor Bureau of New Taipei City is celebrating the success of its comprehensive interpreting service for conflict mediation involving labor-management disputes. The se...

Foreign workers in Taiwan can find new jobs in 5 languages on WDA site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As of Monday (July 15), a website enabling foreign workers in Taiwan to change their employer and seek new jobs is now available in five languages, announced Taiwan's Minis...

Foreign worker employer transfer system to be in five languages

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) A system providing information to migrant workers on applications for changing employers or finding new jobs will now be available in five languages, the Ministry of Labor said M...

World's second ICBC to be established in Taiwan

The world's second WorldSkills International Capacity Building Center (ICBC), an institute aimed at supporting global skills development, will be established in Taiwan, Vice Labor Minister Lin San...

Taiwan to open dairy farming sector to migrant labor

The Ministry of Labor (MOL) said Wednesday that it will allow dairy farms to hire migrant workers on a trial basis as part of an effort to help solve the labor shortage problem in that sector. &quo...

Migrant worker rally in Taipei calls for end to onsite factory dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To mark the six-month anniversary of a deadly factory fire that claimed the lives of seven people, protestors gathered in front of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) today to criticiz...

Taiwan's MOL working on banning onsite factory dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced yesterday (Oct. 25) that it plans on holding inter-ministerial meetings on amending the labor law to make onsite factory dormitories illeg...

Taiwan's labor ministry allocates funds to launch respite care services

The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday approved an allocation of NT$182 million (NT$4.79 million) to start a government service that will provide short-term relief for primary caregivers. In a me...