Migrant workers have taken to the streets of Taipei to call for an end to the labour brokerage system.
The Taichung District Prosecutors' Office has indicted four people involved in a labour brokerage company on charges of exploiting migrant workers through wage manipulation.
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.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) says it plans to loosen the criteria for the employment of migrant workers.
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
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 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.
Taiwan's Minister of Labour Hsu Ming-chun says officials from Taiwan and Indonesia are scheduled to hold a fresh round of talks later this month in a bid to resolve a dispute over Jakarta's pending policy on placement fees for its migrant workers.
The Ministry of Labour says it is considering lifting the entry ban on migrant workers to address the ongoing labour shortage
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 Ministry of Labor (MOL) has launched a service center dedicated to the retention of skilled migrant workers.
The Ministry of Labor is ready to allow more migrant workers into Taiwan this month
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