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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...

Taiwan's claw game outlets nearly double in two years to over 6,000: MOF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Claw game stores have begun sprouting up across Taiwan since last year, with outlets growing exponentially in merely one year to total 6,409 by May 2018, according to a report r...

Taiwanese LGBT groups upset with passage of anti-gay referendum proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) passed three referendum proposals made by local anti-gay groups on Tuesday to bring issues of same-sex marriage and gender...

What you should know about the new amendment to Taiwan's labor law that takes effect on March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The new amendment to the Labor Standards Act (勞動基準法), which affects the well-being of over 15 million workers in Taiwan, will take effect on March 1. Taiwan’s new M...

Taipei Labor Department announces mass business inspections for March 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Labor Department announced on Feb. 1 that a date of the mass new year labor inspections has been selected for March 5. The department announced that 420...

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...

Employers can be fined NT$1 million for forcing workers to take leave instead overtime pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to concerns that the new amendment to the Labor Standards Act could result in workers being forced to take compensatory leave instead of receive overtime pay, Deput...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 4 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows: @United Daily News: Control Yuan censures Executive Yuan, Labor Ministry over labor law amendment @China Ti...

Migrant workers among protesters against labor law amendment in Taipei

Thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei Saturday demanding that the government retract an amendment to the Labor Standards Act, saying that it will leave workers more vulnerable to overtime ...

Protesters against revisions to Taiwan labor law cleared by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hundreds of labor group members and citizens took to the streets in front of the Legislative Yuan on Monday evening to protest against the revisions to the labor law which...

Labor law revisions pass first review after much discord

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a number of scuffles broke out on Monday in and outside the legislature as the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) moved forward with the first review of its controversial...

Everybody's fighting for the weekend: Brawl breaks out over labor law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Before the proposed modifications to the workweek reforms could undergo a first reading today (Nov. 17), Kuomintang (KMT) legislators occupied the podium, leading to dramatic s...

Most workers worried about proposed revision of overtime rules: poll

Taipei, Nov. 7 -- About 75 percent of employees in Taiwan are apprehensive about a government proposal to change the regulations pertaining to overtime work, as they think it ultimately will affect th...

Amendment would bar employers from keeping foreign workers' passports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sept. 1, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) said that it will make amendments to the Employment Services Act to further strengthen the protection of foreign workers, including a pr...