News | Taiwanese Man Arrested in Thailand for Defrauding Migrant Workers

On the 10th, the Thai Immigration Bureau announced the arrest of a Taiwanese man who had illegally stayed in Bangkok for 464 days.

News | Advocates Demand Effective Direct Hiring System for Migrant Workers

Migrants Empowerment Network in Taiwan (MENT) launched a large-scale migrant worker march late last year, criticizing Taiwan's direct hiring system as ineffective and merely a cover for the governm

News | Advocates Urge Immigrant Act to Include Blue-Collar Workers

The Executive Yuan is set to propose the "Draft Act on the Protection of New Residents' Rights".

News | Midterm Review of Taiwan's Fisheries and Human Rights Plan: Calls for Real Change

“Implementing Labor Conditions”, “Strengthening Living and Social Security”, and “Enhancing Supervision Mechanism Capacity” are the most underperformed

News | Control Yuan Urges Reform of Foreign Caregiver Training and Rights

The Ministry of Health and Welfare requires that sputum suction be performed by medical personnel, but a Filipino caregiver in New Taipei City was asked to perform this task.

News | Indonesian Migrant Workers Urge End to Exploitative Brokerage System

Indonesian migrant workers have repeatedly reported exploitation by brokers, with some paying over NT$500,000 in fees before coming to Taiwan.

News | Tainan Police Arrest Missing Migrant Worker, Angrily Kick Him 5 Times

Last night at around 10 PM in Tainan, a missing Vietnamese migrant worker, who refused to stop for a police check, accelerated, crashed, and then fled.

News | Rejecting Secret Talks: Call for Transparency in Taiwan-US Trade

Statement from CCMTUSTI21C on the Need for Transparency in Taiwan-US Trade Negotiations

News | Taiwan Workers March for Change: Demanding Labor Law Reforms

On May Day 2024, Taiwan saw a massive labor march, with nearly 4000 workers taking to the streets from Ketagalan Boulevard, chanting "No Honeymoon for Continuous Governance, Parliament Must Reform

News | Human Rights Groups Call for MOU Review, Advocate for Direct Hiring Between Countries

The government's plan to bring in Indian migrant workers, which was signed in a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with India in February, has completed legislative review and was sent to the Legisl

News | Vietnamese Worker Falls from 21st Floor, Dies After Hospitalization

A Vietnamese migrant worker fell from the 21st floor of a construction site on Wuguwang North Street, Sanchong District, New Taipei City, this morning, and suffered fatal injuries upon impact with

News | **Press Release** India's Blue-collar Workers Still Not Admitted, Kenyan White-collar Workers Suffering in Modern Slavery!

Ministry of Labor Turns Blind Eye, Who's Complicit in Forced Labor, Central or Local Authorities? Serve the People Association

News | Risks and difficulties faced by migrant workers in child care

What challenges do migrant workers face in childcare? Are their children at a higher risk of abuse than Taiwanese kids?

News | Ministry to Protect Rights of Pregnant Migrant Workers

Recently in Taipei, there have been two major cases reported involving child protection issues. It's been said that both cases involve children of missing migrant workers.

News | Meeting over MOU on migrant fishers' rights ends in stalemate

Taipei, March 1 (CNA) A meeting between Indonesian union leaders and Taiwanese authorities in Taipei on Friday over the signing of a proposed memorandum of understanding (MOU) to improve the rights

News | Taiwan-Indonesia Fisheries Workers' Rights Memo Discussion Takes Place

Taiwan's Foreign Fishermen Representatives and their Indonesian counterparts will meet with officials from the Fisheries Agency, Ministry of Labor, and the Indonesian Representative Office in Taipe

News | Rising Migrant Workers in Taiwan: Challenges Ahead

The number of domestic migrant workers in Taiwan has reached a new peak, with the Ministry of Labor reporting a total of 753,430 workers as of the end of 2023.