Labour Minister Hsu Ming-chun says she supports increasing the minimum wage
The Ministry of Labour (MOL) says young people are being paid more than before.
The majority of the industry sector has said they can only accept a minimum wage raise at below 3% for next year
A national security source says recent social media posts which claim the government is planning to allow 100,000 Indian migrant workers into Taiwan is part of China's cognitive warfare.
Taiwan's system for childcare leave is getting some updates.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) has rejected the proposal of a 4-day workweek initiative.
7% of Taiwan's labourers say they were either laid off or suffered reductions in payments due to the impact of coronavirus last year, according to the Ministry of Labour (MOL).
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) says businesses will be able to apply for monthly subsidies of up to NT$920 per employee under a 2023 financial support scheme. Businesses will be able to begin applying for the subsidies in January
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) says it plans to loosen the criteria for the employment of migrant workers.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) says employer-held migrant worker employment permits set to expire from 1 April to 30 June will be automatically extended for an additional three months
European Union leaders agreed at a summit today to make Ukraine and Moldova candidates to join the bloc, marking an historic move by Brussels following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
The Ministry of Labor says the hourly pay of male workers in Taiwan last year was at about NT$361 while that of female workers was NT$304
Food delivery workers to unionise
Ministry of Labor (MOL) minister Hsu Ming-chun is denying recent reports that the government is seeking to open the island's hotel industry to overseas migrant workers.
Around 5,000 international students hoping to come to Taiwan for language study who do not hold the Ministry of Education's (MOE's) Huayu Enrichment Scholarship may be allowed to enter the country starting from next March
Deputy Labor Minister Lee Chun-yi is warning that continued government subsidies are currently the "only way" to stabilize the Labor Insurance Fund.
All schools in Taipei and New Taipei, from high schools down to kindergartens, will be suspended from 18-28 May.
The Ministry of Labour (MOL) is beginning labour inspections in the logistics industry.
The cabinet has approved a proposal by the Ministry of Labor to provide a pathway to permanent residency for migrant workers and foreign students
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) says more than 13,300 work permits have been issued to foreign semi-skilled workers since the introduction of a new migrant labour retention scheme.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) says a new "one-stop service" aimed at newly arrivingmigrant domestic workers will be launched at the start of next year
Minister of Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun says the first group of Indonesian migrant workers to be allowed to enter Taiwan since an entry ban was lifted could arrive as early as tomorrow
The cabinet has approved a NT$131 billion budget to raise the allowances received by individuals on social welfare programmes and to increase monthly pension payments for farmers aged 65 and over.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) has formally announced the official minimum wage for 2023. The move will increase the minimum monthly wage by 4.55% to NT$26,400 (up from NT$25,250 this year) and the minimum hourly wage by 4.76% to NT$176, starting on 1 January 2023.
The Ministry of Labour says women who are pregnant or breastfeeding are still banned from working shifts late at night or in the early morning hours, even though women who don't fall into these categories are now allowed to do so without restrictions.
Taiwan is considering lifting its entry ban on overseas workers amid a labour shortage
Taiwan is facing a shortage of migrant workers and the government is belatedly taking action to improve their rights and future prospects. However, it remains questionable if changes will go far enough to recognise and value the vital role they play in Taiwan's economic and social development.
By Paul Shelton
The Ministry of Labour has announced the government is providing 10,000 part-time positions for workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic and up to 50,000 more jobs will be made available in the future.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) says the government will ease restrictions on the employment of live-in migrant caregivers to help more people in need of long-term care for their ailing family members.
The Ministry of Labor's (MOL) Workforce Development Agency says talks are ongoing to open Taiwan up to migrant workers from India.
The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) says it is adjusting its coronavirus quarantine rules to allow people at lower risk of spreading the disease to be released early from hospital to avoid any strains on capacity
The Taiwan International Workers' Association is questioning the government's decision to raise the minimum wage for live-in migrant caregivers and domestic helpers
The Ministry of Labour (MOL) says it's extending a subsidy programme that offers a one-time payment of NT$10,000 to designated workers who have lost at least 20% of their income due to the recent domestic coronavirus outbreak.
The Ministry of Labour has announced that the period of time for which workers who take unpaid leave can claim financial relief has been increased from 12 to 24 months.
Business groups panned the minimum wage hike for 2022 proposed by a Ministry of Labor committee Friday, worried that it will hurt service sector companies hit hard by Covid-19. However, labour groups are generally supporting it
The Ministry of Labour has announced an official minimum wage hike.
The Ministry of Labour says it is considering lifting the entry ban on migrant workers to address the ongoing labour shortage
Members of 22 civic groups rallied outside the Ministry of Labor building in Taipei to demand that workers get the same treatment as civil servants
Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) says it will soon introduce a minimum wage increase, for private home-based migrant caretakers and domestic helpers.
The cabinet has approved a policy plan on prenatal care, infertility treatment and parental leave as part of its efforts to tackle Taiwan's low fertility rate.
Our intense focus on the short-term investment results of pension and social support funds means we overlook their longer-term sustainability. To keep them solvent we all need to understand and be honest about who is shouldering the risks involved.
By Lee Faulkner
Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) Minister Hsu Ming-chun says the fifth Taiwan-European Union Labour Consultation focused on Taiwan's approach to its labour shortage and its employment of migrant caregivers. The talks took place in Brussels.
A local business group has expressed displeasure with the Ministry of Labor's (MOL) decision to raise the basic wage by 4.5% next year
The Ministry of Labor is ready to allow more migrant workers into Taiwan this month
The Ministry of Labour reported that a group of labour funds managed by the Bureau of Labour Funds had suffered massive losses of more than NT$470 billion (US$15.67 billion) as of the end of March, when equity markets at home and abroad plunged amid an escalation of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The cabinet on Wednesday approved a pay freeze for government employees, public school teachers and military personnel for 2023
The Workforce Development Agency under the Ministry of Labor (MOL) says migrant workers close to reaching the maximum 12 or 14-year stay in Taiwan can now have their employers apply for a one-year work permit extension on their behalf