Tsai administration to raise Taiwan's minimum wage to NT$24,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Aug. 25) announced that the minimum monthly wage will be raised at the start of next year and that a new minimum wage la...

Taiwan to raise minimum monthly wage by less than 1% in lowest hike since 2016

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The official minimum monthly wage is expected to rise 0.84 percent to NT$24,000 (US$815) per month from next Jan. 1, the lowest rate of increase since a freeze in 2016. ...

54% of Taiwan's employers planning 3.5% pay raise in H2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nearly 54 percent of companies in Taiwan plan on giving their employees a 3.5 percent raise on average in the second half of this year, below the 6 percent average expectation ...

10,000 Taiwanese workers call for 10% wage raise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 10,000 workers marched on the streets of Taipei to mark Labor Day yesterday (May 1) and to make six demands, including a 10 percent salary raise, reported CNA. Organiz...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The top stories this week included Lin raises hourly minimum wage to NT$140 and monthly pay to 22K, seven spooky places in Taiwan, Argentine athletes warned by FISU for carryin...

Groups: Taiwanese youth subjected to deplorable working conditions

As the minimum wage raise is going to take effect Jan 1 next year, student and labor groups released survey results Monday that show more than two thirds of employers who hired students to work part t...

Labor groups call for 18% wage raise at least

Taiwan Labor Front Secretary General Sun Yu-lien Monday slammed the ruling party’s calling for salary raise for workers in Taiwan as empty talk. On Monday afternoon the Ministry of Labor will call ...