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Migrant workers to march for better labor rights on Sunday

Posted by jaypee 12 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Jan. 5 (CNA) Hundreds of migrant workers will take to the streets in Taipei on Sunday to call for better labor rights and the right to participate in the formation of policies that affect migrant workers, the organizer said Friday.

"The theme of this rally is 'Recognizing Non-Citizens.' We hope that Taiwanese society will recognize the lack of political rights of these

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Activists protest exclusion of foreign workers from Taiwan's minimum wage laws

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Taipei on Jan. 7, a rally for the rights of migrant workers was held, called a rally for “Recognizing Non-Citizens” by the Taiwanese Central News Agency.

The marches have become bi-annual events in Taiwan, where migrant workers and local advocates take to the streets to campaign for better living conditions and equal rights for t Read More


Migrant workers demand more rights

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Taiwan
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Migrant workers and labor rights advocates yesterday marched from the Ministry of Labor to Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei, demanding that the government give workers political rights so that they could improve their working conditions.

The group gathered in front of the ministry at noon and started marching along Yanping N Road at about 1:30pm, playing drums and chanting on the way Read More