Herbert Smith Freehills
Taiwan's Labour Standards Act (the Act) was amended again in January 2018 (the 2018 Amendments). In this bulletin, we consider the effect that the amendments
Taiwan has introduced more flexible working hours, but what is the impact on HR and payroll teams and their established processes?
Below, we outline a few ways in which an employee or multiple employees at a company in Taiwan may be permitted to work more than six consecutive days.
The amendments to Taiwan's Labour Standards Act has been passed at the Legislative Yuan in January 2018 and authorities will be carrying out onsite inspection to ensure companies follow the new rules regulations.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Taiwanese government proposes rolling back changes made last year to how employers calculate overtime, organize work hours, and manage annual leave allowances.
Taiwan's Ministry of Labour is ramping up onsite inspections due to a high rate of company non-compliance with changes to the Labour Standards Act.
The number of public holidays have been reduced from 19 to 12 days each year.
In Taiwan, the labor pension reserve fund is the fund from which employees eligible for the pension scheme under the Labor Standards Act receive their pension payments upon retirement.
Lee & Li
Starting on 1 January 2016, the statutory normal working hours in Taiwan has been reduced from 84 hours every two weeks to 40 hours every week.
In its recent public statement, the Ministry of Labor (the "MOL") has announced that it will soon publish a new administrative guideline with respect to employment-related noncompete provisions.
Taiwan public construction projects routinely have high demand for foreign labor due to a shortage of local laborers willing to undertake high-risk and labor-intensive projects.