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New rules target migrant worker agencies

Posted by jaypee 687 days ago Taiwan
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New rules came into effect on Friday aimed at cracking down on runaway foreign workers, with agencies facing multiple fines and withdrawal of licenses to operate if a certain number of the workers they introduce into Taiwan abscond from their workplaces.

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Taiwan tightens clamp down on runaway foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 687 days ago Taiwan
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New rules took effect Friday to crack down on runaway foreign workers, with agencies facing multiple fines and shutdowns if a certain number of the workers they introduce into Taiwan go missing.

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Taiwan tightens clamp down on runaway foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 688 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) New rules took effect Friday to crack down on runaway foreign workers, with agencies facing multiple fines and shutdowns if a certain number of the workers they introduce into Taiwan go missing.

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MOL cancels foreign labor compulsory departure rules

Posted by jaypee 698 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Foreign blue-collar workers in Taiwan no longer need to leave the country every year, according to a new plan announced by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) yesterday and set for Legislative Yuan review today.

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End to exit rule for foreign workers welcomed in Taiwan

Posted by jaypee 698 days ago Taiwan
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Business and labor groups in Taiwan united Tuesday in welcoming the government's move to revise a law that requires foreign laborers to leave Taiwan every three years before returning to work.

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Business, labor groups welcome removing exit rule for foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 699 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Business and labor groups united Tuesday in welcoming the government's move to revise a law that requires foreign laborers to leave Taiwan every three years before returning to work.

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Protect foreign workers: activists

Posted by jacobo 752 days ago Taiwan
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Migrant worker rights activists and Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Lin Shu-fen (林淑芬) yesterday called on the government to better protect the rights of foreign migrant workers injured at work, especially during the recovery period, as many are forced to return to work or face the threat of deportation before they fully recover.

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40,000 foreign workers celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Posted by jaypee 755 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Taipei Main Station Ticketing Hall was filled with 40,000 foreign workers on Sunday, in celebration of the Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Islamic religious fasting month of Ramadan.

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