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Foreign spouses set to receive protected status in labor pension plan

Posted by jacobo 336 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Bureau of Labor Insurance (BLI) yesterday said that foreign spouses will be included in the mandatory list of people to receive labor pension plan starting on Jan. 17 after the revised Labor Pension Act is executed.

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Taoyuan airport to increase e-Gates to meet demand

Posted by jaypee 343 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Jan. 8 (CNA) Several new e-Gates will be installed at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport this year to meet growing demand for the automated immigration clearance system, an official said Wednesday.

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CLA to crack down on abuse of foreign laborers

Posted by jacobo 343 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA, 勞委會) yesterday announced that mistreatment and breach of contractual terms will result in the revocation of employers' approval to hire foreign workers, in addition to increased penalties for a number of other labor-related infractions.

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Amendment gives foreign spouses pension coverage

Posted by jacobo 350 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI -- Employers of foreign spouses of Taiwanese nationals will soon be required to contribute funds toward their pensions as part of the amended Labor Pension Act that cleared the Legislature yesterday.

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Foreign spouses in Taiwan to get pension coverage

Posted by jacobo 352 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Dec. 31 (CNA) Employers of foreign spouses of Taiwanese nationals will soon be required to contribute funds toward their pensions as part of the amended Labor Pension Act that cleared the Legislature on Tuesday.

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Taiwan the ideal destination for Indonesian workers: study

Posted by jacobo 355 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- According to a Malaysian study published yesterday, in terms of compensation Taiwan has become the ideal destination for Indonesian workers seeking employment abroad.

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Foreign workers increase to 484,367: Labor Council

Posted by jacobo 362 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- As of the end of November, the number of foreign workers employed in Taiwan was tallied at 484,367 persons, up by nearly 40,000 from figures recorded last year, according to a latest update published by the Council of Labor Affairs yesterday.

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Army of migrant workers approaches 500,000

Posted by jacobo 363 days ago Taiwan
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The number of foreign workers has increased significantly since the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) began to ease restrictions on new hires in the manufacturing sector three years ago.

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