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Foreign workers rally over departure laws

Posted by jaypee 702 days ago Taiwan
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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).

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Migrant workers stage protests to urge lawmakers to scrap re-entry regulations

Posted by jaypee 702 days ago Taiwan
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AIPEI -- A group of migrant workers staged a protest in front of the Legislature in Taipei on Tuesday, calling for the removal of a regulation that requires them to leave the country for at least one day every three years.

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MOL backs allowing migrant workers to extend stay in Taiwan

Posted by jaypee 715 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Sept. 3 (CNA) The Ministry of Labor (MOL) is supportive of a proposal by legislators to allow foreign nationals to work for a longer period of time in Taiwan, MOL Deputy Minister Chen I-min (陳益民) said Thursday.

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Migrant workers group demand fair treatment of fishing boat workers

Posted by jaypee 725 days ago Taiwan
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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.

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Possible pay rise for foreign domestics in Taiwan after 18 years

Posted by jaypee 733 days ago Taiwan
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Taiwan's Ministry of Labor said Saturday that the monthly wage for foreign domestic helpers could be raised to NT$17,000 (US$528) after being frozen for 18 years.

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Welfare group protests against relaxed foreign hiring rule for disabled elderly

Posted by jaypee 751 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Universal Care Policy Alliance (UCPA, 普及照顧政策聯盟), a social welfare group, yesterday protested a new government policy that will allow slightly disabled people aged 85 and older to hire foreign caretakers.

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Taiwan still negotiating over foreign workers’ pay - Taipei Times

Posted by jaypee 751 days ago Taiwan
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Taiwan is still negotiating with Indonesia and the Philippines over their “unilateral” decisions to raise wages for domestic helpers in Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.

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Ministry fights foreign worker pay hikes

Posted by jaypee 772 days ago Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com — Taipei has said that if the food and lodging are considered, total compensation for foreign domestics approached the minimum wage Read More