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  • Taiwan’s labor ministry tackles job discrimination

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor is tackling employment discrimination, with a focus on gender and age biases. Learn about the fines imposed for violations in 2023 and the laws in place to protect workers.
    2024/07/12 22:00
  • Taiwan sees lowest unpaid leave numbers in three years

    Discover how Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor is addressing the three-year low in unpaid leave, assisting over 100 workers in Hualien, and extending employment measures until 2024.
    2024/07/01 15:37
  • Economic recovery influences salary trends, data shows

    Explore the latest findings on Taiwan’s wage trends: A Ministry of Labor meeting reveals a decade-high average salary increase of 5.4%, driven by economic recovery and talent shortages. Dive into industry-specific data and the implications for wage adjustments.
    2024/06/26 15:05
  • Over 153,000 Taiwanese workers earn below NT$30K monthly

    Discover the stark wage disparities in Taiwan’s workforce, as a Ministry of Labor report reveals over 153,288 workers earn less than NT$30,000 monthly, highlighting the economic challenges faced by low-wage workers.
    2024/05/31 14:06
  • Labor minister unveils plan to save Taiwan’s pension system

    Discover how Taiwan’s government plans to secure the future of its labor insurance fund, with a NT$120 billion allocation to address financial shortfalls and ensure sustainability for millions of workers.
    2024/05/23 14:19
  • Fatal falls lead occupational hazards in Taiwan in 2023

    Discover how Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor is addressing the alarming rise in occupational fatalities, particularly in the construction industry, with plans to enforce stricter safety regulations and increase inspections.
    2024/05/07 17:52
  • New and retained faces in Taiwan’s latest cabinet update

    Discover the latest updates on Taiwan’s new cabinet under President-elect Tsai Ing-wen and designated Premier Cho Jung-tai, including the retention of key deputy ministers across various ministries such as Finance, Economic Affairs, Culture, Environmental Protection, Labor, and the Digital Ministry, aiming to strengthen national policies and digital resilience.
    2024/05/06 17:29
  • Misleading documentary sparks anger among Taiwan’s fishermen

    Taiwan’s fishing industry considers legal action against Greenpeace for a documentary allegedly tarnishing its reputation by confusingly linking Taiwanese vessels to labor abuses, despite the incident involving a Chinese ship. The industry urges the Ministry of Agriculture to clarify facts, amid concerns of damaging Taiwan’s image in international trade negotiations.
    2024/04/30 17:55
  • Taiwan to toughen penalties on illegal migrant worker hiring

    Taiwan’s Minister of Labor, Hsu Ming-chun, proposes stricter penalties for illegal employment of migrant workers to curb the rising number of missing cases, including banning employers with violations from hiring and increasing application process duration.
    2024/04/25 16:26
  • Cho Jung-tai unveils new faces in Taiwan’s Executive Yuan

    Discover the latest personnel appointments by Premier-designate Cho Jung-tai for the Executive Yuan, including key positions in the Ministry of Labor, Health and Welfare, the Hakka Affairs Council, the Council of Indigenous Peoples, and the Ministry of Environment. This announcement follows President-elect Lai Ching-te’s vision for a "Healthy Taiwan" and showcases a commitment to diversity and expertise in the new cabinet.
    2024/04/19 18:00
  • Taiwan’s fertility crisis sparks urgent support measures

    Explore how Taiwan is addressing its low fertility rates with new government initiatives, including flexible parental leave, enhanced childcare subsidies, and support for pregnant women.
    2024/04/17 14:41
  • Taiwan takes step towards international human rights norms

    Taiwan intends to follow the U.S. lead and outlaw the import and export of goods made using forced labor. With a preliminary resolution to alter the "Human Trafficking Prevention Act" by the Ministry of the Interior to establish a legal foundation, the Executive Yuan has called for many inter-ministerial discussions.  Following the amendment’s completion and implementation, the Ministry of Labor will be in charge of identifying goods made using forced labor. Border control will be managed by the Ministry of Finance’s Customs Administration. "Import and export are both prohibited. A representative of the administration stated, "The regulation is bidirectional.
    2024/04/15 14:48
  • Taiwan tightens safety measures in aluminum industry

    Taiwan’s Minister of Labor, Hsu Ming-chuin, declares the aluminum industry as high-risk following a fatal explosion in Kaohsiung City. Legislative discussions focus on enhancing safety measures and implementing specialized labor inspections in related factories. The Ministry of Labor reports on the number of businesses in the industry and emphasizes the need for strict enforcement of regulations to prevent occupational accidents.
    2024/03/25 15:17
  • Premier considers national Labor Day holiday amendment

    Premier Chen Chien-Jen addresses inquiries on the possibility of a unified Labor Day holiday on May 1 in Taiwan, pending a meeting with the Ministry of the Interior. Legislation amendments may be considered if a decision is reached before May 20, as discussed in response to concerns raised by KMT legislator Wang Hung-wei and the National Federation of Teachers Unions.
    2024/03/15 17:52
  • Taiwan’s labor minister apologizes for MOU comment confusion

    Taiwan’s Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun apologized for comments that sparked controversy regarding a labor cooperation MOU with India. The Ministry aims to alleviate labor shortages, highlighting the benefits of Indian workers in Taiwan.
    2024/03/05 17:22
  • Taiwan’s MOL clarifies remarks on Indian workers

    The Ministry of Labor clarifies remarks about Indian migrant workers by Minister Hsu Ming-chun, emphasizing no discrimination. Taiwan and India aim to address labor shortages through a recent MOU. Taiwan’s labor policies uphold human rights and equal treatment, rejecting discrimination. The MOL promotes labor cooperation with India and urges the public to focus on constructive bilateral cooperation.
    2024/03/05 10:53
  • Taiwan offers NT$30,000 subsidy for women’s re-employment

    Learn about the Ministry of Labor’s initiative in Taiwan to support displaced women’s re-employment with a subsidy of NT$30,000. Applications open on March 1 for the first half of 2024. Discover how the program aims to assist women in enhancing their professional skills and returning to the workforce after a hiatus. Apply between March 1 and May 31 for this opportunity.
    2024/02/21 14:06
  • Taiwan boosts job market with incentives for retirees

    Discover the latest employment incentive in Taiwan for retirees aged 45 and above. Learn how the Ministry of Labor’s NT$30,000 reward aims to boost job market reentry. Explore the initiative’s impact on labor participation rates among the over-55 age group.
    2024/02/17 17:08
  • Taiwan considers Indian migrant workers for caregiving roles

    Taiwan is considering allowing migrant workers from India to work as caretakers, pending decisions from the Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Health and Welfare. The recent memorandum of understanding between Taiwan and India outlines cooperation for labor recruitment and training. The current focus is on meeting the demand for caregivers in Taiwan, with considerations for both domestic and residential settings. Taiwan is also exploring strategies to address long-term care workforce needs, including collaboration with the "New Southbound Policy" and encouraging international students to work in the country after graduation. The Ministry of Health and Welfare emphasizes the importance of quality care and language communication skills for foreign workers.
    2024/02/17 15:23
  • Taiwan signs MOU with India to employ migrant workers

    Taiwan’s Executive Yuan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with India to facilitate the hiring of Indian migrant workers. The MOU states that Taiwan will determine the sectors and numbers for employment, while India will recruit and train the workers according to regulations. Contrary to online rumors, the plan does not involve the introduction of 100,000 Indian workers. The signing ceremony occurred online between the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India and the India-Taipei Association. Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor will submit the MOU to the Legislative Yuan for record and will hold meetings with Indian counterparts to discuss further details. Once all preparations are completed, India will be recognized as a new source of migrant labor, allowing employers to hire based on individual demand. This move is part of Taiwan’s efforts to address issues such as an aging population, decreased birth rate, and labor shortages by developing new sources of migrant labor.
    2024/02/16 17:33
  • Taiwan’s mega job fairs offer 6,000 vacancies in February

    The Ministry of Labor’s Workforce Development Agency Taoyuan-Hsinchu-Miaoli Regional Branch organized five job fairs in Taiwan in February, with a total of 150 companies offering 6,000 high-quality vacancies. The job fairs, held in Taoyuan, Zhongli, Hsinchu, and Miaoli, attracted a significant number of companies and job seekers. Notably, the Zhubei Civil Sports Center hosted a job fair on February 22, featuring 52 companies offering 2,400 job vacancies, including positions such as electronic engineer, product engineer, safety engineer, and Japanese translator. Some of these roles boasted top salaries of up to NT$70,000. Another job fair with a manufacturing theme took place in Miaoli on the same day, where the highest salary on offer was NT$60,000. Three job fairs were held in Taoyuan, with the highest salary reaching an impressive NT$100,000. The Director General of the agency, Lai Chia-Jen, highlighted the branch’s commitment to addressing job shortages and promoting employment in the post-epidemic period. To encourage employment, the branch also extended employment incentives for project labor shortages.
    2024/02/15 17:30
  • Ministry of Labor: Election day recognized as a holiday

    Taiwan is preparing for its national elections on January 13, which has been declared a "holiday" under the Labor Standards Act. Employers are required to give workers with voting rights a day off and maintain their regular pay. If employers insist on having employees work on election day, they must provide double pay for attendance hours and cannot prevent workers from voting. The elections will determine the 16th President and Vice President of Taiwan, as well as the 11th Legislative Yuan. No additional leave is granted if the voting day falls on a worker’s regular day off. Violations of these regulations may result in fines ranging from NT$20,000 to NT$1 million, in addition to wage compensation. Workers whose rights are compromised can file complaints with the local labor administrative authority.
    2024/01/03 19:44
  • Taiwan initiates carbon credit trading for zero-carbon goals

    The Taiwan Carbon Solution Exchange (TCX) has launched international carbon credits trading, marking the start of a zero-carbon era. The Ministry of Environment (MOEV) is committed to achieving the net-zero goal and plans to implement carbon fees on businesses by 2024. Around 1,700 publicly traded companies in Taiwan will undergo carbon inspections within seven years, with those emitting 25,000 metric tons annually being the first to be taxed. However, the voluntary review report by the Climate Change Administration (CCA) revealed that three major greenhouse gas emission reduction goals were not met between 2020 and 2022, largely due to labor constraints. To accelerate progress, the CCA has doubled the number of inspection agencies from seven to 14 in the past two years.
    2023/12/26 21:50
  • Taiwan sees rise in unpaid leave figures, now totals 9,935

    The Ministry of Labor in Taiwan has reported an increase of 359 employees on unpaid leave since December 18, bringing the total to 9,935. The rise is primarily attributed to the manufacturing sector, which has been affected by a decline in orders. Notably, a sports equipment manufacturing company saw a significant increase of around 170 unpaid leave cases, while the Hsinchu Science Park, known for its semiconductor component manufacturers, reported about 50 workers on unpaid leave. A total of 382 businesses have reduced working hours, impacting 9,935 workers. In the Hsinchu Science Park alone, a semiconductor component manufacturer with a staff of over 600 has implemented reduced shifts for 50 workers. Other industries, such as support services, wholesale, and retail, have experienced relatively minor changes during this period.
    2023/12/25 19:21
  • Taiwan eyes digital innovation in healthcare assessments

    The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) in Taiwan is planning to promote digitalization in healthcare, with a focus on incorporating digital development into healthcare quality metrics. This initiative aligns with national policy directives and aims to support the national plan for digital policy. The successful pilot of virtual National Health Insurance (NHI) cards during the COVID-19 pandemic was highlighted as part of the broader commitment to digitalization. The MOHW, with support from the Ministry of Digital Affairs (MODA), is providing technological budget support for the cloud-based transition of health insurance systems at grassroots clinics. The goals of Taiwan’s digitalization healthcare system include reducing manpower on the medical end, improving healthcare quality, and increasing convenience for patients. The future strategy of the MOHW will combine financial subsidies with policy mandates, starting with medical centers. The plan is to encourage the integration of digital development into healthcare quality assessment, with the aim of fostering innovation, reducing labor costs, and enhancing healthcare quality.
    2023/12/19 15:11
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