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Army of migrant workers approaches 500,000

Posted by jaypee 2 hours 19 minutes 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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New rules target migrant worker agencies

Posted by jaypee 69 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 69 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 71 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 80 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 81 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 81 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 134 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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