Labor union wants inspections at Tokyo Olympic venues

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers and two government bodies building venues for next year’s games have until the end of the month to agree to outside inspections on construction sites. ...

The Latest: Labor nominee Eugene Scalia cites 'public trust'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Eugene Scalia, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department (all times local): 9:50 a.m. President Donald Trump's pick...

Democrats to argue Republicans rushing top Labor nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to run the Labor Department faces a Senate confirmation hearing, even as Democrats argue that they haven't had enough time to scour his record of leg...

Taiwan's Foxconn adjusts dispatch workers' ratio in China

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. said Monday that it has been gradually adjusting the dispatch workers ratio in its factories in China to meet legal requirements, in res...

China Labor Watch reports more labor violations by Foxconn and Apple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The labor rights group China Labor Watch (CLW) published a report on Sunday (Sept. 8) detailing labor violations at a Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou that manufactures produc...

Taiwan's labor groups call for at least 5% hike in minimum wage

Several labor groups in Taiwan, including the Solidarity Labor Union and the Labor Rights Association, called Monday for an increase of at least 5 percent in the minimum wage,starting from 2020. Pr...

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...

Taiwan immigration authorities deny claims of foreign student mistreatment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to accusations that foreign students in Taiwan who suffer abuses in the workplace have been stripped of their freedoms by authorities, the National Immigration...

Trump’s big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding to the lengthy list of departures from President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he’s stepping down amid the tumult over...

EVA Air sticks with lawsuit against union despite settlement

Taipei (CNA) -- EVA Airways said Monday (July 8) it will not drop an ongoing lawsuit against the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) in which it has alleged that the union illegally mobilized its f...

Striking EVA flight attendants urge Taiwan president to protect labor rights

TAIWAN (CNA) -- About 60 members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) on Friday marched from Taoyuan to Taipei to deliver a petition to the Presidential Office in Taipei, asking the president...

'EVA Air is like a crab': Strikers marching 27 km to Taiwan Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) are marching 27 kilometers to the Presidential Office Building on Friday (July 5), as their strike enters its 16th...

Vietnam, European Union sign free trade agreement

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam and the European Union signed a free trade agreement on Sunday, opening opportunities to further boost trade between the euro bloc and one of Southeast Asia's biggest man...

Flight Attendants’ Union willing to negotiate, EVA pushes back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the EVA flight attendant strike rages on without concessions made by either party, the Taoyuan Flight Attendant’s Union (TFAU) has offered to soften their demands on t...

EVA Air sues union for 'illegally' striking

EVA Airways on Friday sued the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), alleging that it illegally mobilized its flight attendants to go on strike. The company asked for a compensation of NT$34 mill...