Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Following the lifting of a 10-year ban on certain categories of Vietnamese workers, the first batch of seven domestic caregivers from the Southeast Asian country arrived in Taiwan Wednesday.Read More
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A new smartphone app aimed at checking the validity of Alien Resident Cards (ARC) encourages discrimination, Taiwan International Workers Association (TIWA) activists said yesterday during a protest outside the National Immigration Agency (NIA) in Taipei.
Protesters shouted slogans calling for the app to be withdrawn and performed a skit in which a foreign worker was repeatedly &l Read More
Authorities in Nantou County’s Jhushan Township (竹山) arrested five runaway migrant workers who had taken temporary jobs in the area’s tea plantations and warned employers not to breach labor laws by hiring foreign nationals who do not have a valid work permit.
A patrol squad, headed by Yenping Precinct chief Chang Kung-wu (張功武), stopped three males and two females on a Read More
Taipei, Sept. 18 (CNA) The Legislative Yuan approved a revision of the regulations regarding work permits for foreign domestic caretakers Friday, allowing them, under special circumstances, to work in Taiwan for a maximum 14 years.Read More
Rights advocates and foreign workers yesterday gathered outside the gates of the Legislative Yuan in Taipei to protest reports that rules requiring foreign workers to leave the nation every three years would be removed from a proposed amendment to the Labor Standards Act (勞動基準法).Read More
Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Members of Migrant Empowerment Network in Taiwan (MENT) staged a rally in front of the Ministry of Labor Monday, demanding that Taiwan's fishing boat owners stop deducting meal and lodging fees from workers' wages.Read More