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Pg2 As the leading producer of high-technology goods, Taiwan is a hotspot for jobs and work opportunities. Like most countries, Taiwan has its own set of labor laws to maintain order and fairness in the workplace. These laws are outlined in Taiwan's Labor Standards Act and ensure such order is maintained in the Taiwanese work place. Pg3 Now I am going to talk about the 1984 Labor Standards Law, It supplies the basic legal definitions of worker, employer, wages, and contract, and outlines the rights and obligations of workers and employers. The law prescribes the minimum requirements for labor contracts. Pg4 Furthermore, it makes provisions for working hours, work leave, and the employment of women and children. The law offers protections against unreasonable work hours and forced labor, and grants workers the right to receive compensation for occupational injuries and layoffs, as well as a retirement pension. Pg5 Next, I will talk about the Labor Insurance Act, which was passed into law in 1958. It mandates the provision of insurance coverage to employees in the private sector , including industrial workers, journalists, fishermen and those working in and those working in non-profit organizations. Teachers and employees working in government agencies who are not eligible for teachers' or civil servants' insurance are also covered under this law.

Pg6 Passed into law on 8 May 1992, the Employment Services Act is a comprehensive law that seeks to ensure equal job opportunities and access to employment services for all. Specifically, the act calls for a balance of manpower supply and demand, efficient use of human resources, and the

280 per month as of June 7. address. no other employer shall make another employer's employee perform work for them. labor unions. two hours or less will be paid at one and one-third of the normal rate. wage adjustments. and no more than 84 hours every two weeks. and in-service training to avoid layoffs. and for government to protect workers' rights during times of economic slowdown. Breaks and Holidays A revision to the number of work hours. Pg8 Now. the act requires the central government to encourage management. The Employment Services Act also regulates public and private employment service agencies. merits and demerits. I am going to talk about the employer duties. Pg10 Here comes the Working Hours.establishment of an employment information network. Second. Wages are said to be paid at least twice a month. Michelle: Pg9 Now I am going to talk about the wages. discrimination between the sexes is prohibited. Furthermore. Above two hours will be paid at one and two-thirds of the normal working rate. Pg7 Further. first. 2007 When overtime is performed. wage. sex. . birth date. unless it is agreed upon in a labor contract. employers are to maintain worker record cards detailing both main and background information of employees. sets a maximum of 44 regular hours per week. Equal work by employees of different sexes shall result in equal pay. 2001. including name. Third. and workers to negotiate reductions in working hours. They are determined through negotiations with the employer and cannot fall below basic wage that means NT $17. employers must provide a safe and clean working place free of occupational hazards. medical history and other significant facts. effective January 1.

Pg11 Workers receive time off on all holidays prescribed by the Central Competent Authority. A 30-minute break must be given to all workers who work at least four continuous hours.The regular working hours may not exceed 84 hours per two weeks. Sue: Pg12 The Public holiday in Taiwan in the year 2010 Date(2010) 1 Jan 13 Feb 14 Feb 15 Feb 16 Feb 17 Feb 28 Feb 5 Apr 1 May 16 Jun 3 Sep 22 Sep 10 Oct Caption Republic Day/New Year's Day Chinese New Year's Eve Chinese New Year's Day Chinese New Year Holiday 1 Chinese New Year Holiday 2 Chinese New Year Holiday 3 228 Memorial Day Tomb Sweeping Day Labor Day Dragon Boat Festival Armed Forces Day Mid-Autumn Festival Double Tenth National Day . Those who choose to or must work on these holidays shall receive pay at twice the normal rate. and a worker must be given at least one regular day off each week.

Pg15 Female workers may not work at night unless agreed to In addition. Children who are under 15 years of age are prohibited from working.498.267 and in the sector sector is US$1.Pg13 Child and Female Workers Those between 15 and 16 years of age are considered as child workers. the salaries of employee on Payroll as in the industrial sector is 2. Pg16 The working hours and the salaries.000 The Average Monthly Earning as in the industrial sector is US$1. they must be granted maternity leave prior to and following childbirth.280. Pg14 Child workers may not perform heavy or hazardous work and are not to work between the hours of dusk and dawn.345 The Average monthly hours as in the industrial sector is 196.7 . They also may not work more than eight hours per day or at all on a regular day off.000.8 And in the sector sector is 183. and in the sector sector is 3.