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Amendment to aid employers of ‘runaway’ carers

Posted by jacobo 228 days ago Taiwan
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The Legislative Yuan passed an amendment yesterday that will allow employers of “runaway” foreign caretakers to hire a replacement after three months, cutting down the original six-month waiting period by half.

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Pilot zone foreign worker rules relaxed

Posted by jacobo 229 days ago Taiwan
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While the rules will be relaxed for hiring foreign white-collar employees in Taiwan’s “free economic pilot zones,” the minimum wage for foreign employees will remain the same, the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) said yesterday.

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Rules for hiring foreign labor in pilot zones to be loosened

Posted by jacobo 229 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI -- While the rules will be relaxed for hiring foreign white-collar employees in Taiwan's free economic pilot zones, the minimum wage for foreign employees there will not be done away with, the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) said yesterday.

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Law amendment cuts wait time to replace runaway caregivers

Posted by jacobo 230 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) The Legislative Yuan passed an amendment Tuesday that will allow employers of "runaway" foreign caregivers to hire a new caregiver after three months, a reduction from the original six-month wait.

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Taiwan has more than 40,000 missing foreign laborers

Posted by jacobo 235 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Dec. 5 (CNA) The number of missing foreign laborers in Taiwan has reached over 40,000 as of October, accounting for about 8.7 percent of the total number of foreign workers in the country, according to the latest government statistics.

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Gov't passes revisions to visa regulations

Posted by jacobo 238 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) amended several articles within the Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers yesterday, granting more flexible leeway toward foreigners visiting Taiwan for the purpose of artistic exhibitions and academic exchanges.

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Hiring foreign nationals to become easier

Posted by jacobo 240 days ago Taiwan
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The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) on Friday approved amendments to regulations governing the hiring of foreign nationals that will simplify the process.

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Taiwan's new migrant schemes lures increasing numbers of Hongkongers

Posted by jaypee 247 days ago Taiwan
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When Hongkongers think about emigrating, Canada and Australia are the countries that immediately spring to mind, or perhaps Singapore. Now another destination, almost at our doorstep, has emerged as a contender for residents seeking an alternative to the city's astronomical property prices and frenetic pace - Taiwan.

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