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CLA to crack down on abuse of foreign laborers

Posted by jacobo 572 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 579 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 581 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 584 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 591 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 592 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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Foreign workers urge care system

Posted by jacobo 595 days ago Taiwan
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Despite the pouring rain, hundreds of migrant workers and rights advocates marched on the streets in Taipei, calling on the government to establish a long-term care system for the elderly in the country so care workers can have a more reasonable work schedule.

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Taiwan endorses three-year visa for HK, Macau students

Posted by jaypee 599 days ago Taiwan
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Long-awaited demands for a simplified immigration policy for Macau students in Taiwan schools gained an official response yesterday. The Ministry of Education of Taiwan and the Taiwan Immigration Agency recently streamlined regulations for students from Hong Kong and Macau enrolled in Taiwan schools, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) announced.

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