Highlights of the Ministry of Labor

Dec 27, 2019

Issued by letter the Management Regulations for the MOL Labor Information Science Center; the four areas included Establishment Directions for the Labor Information Science Centers, Management Directions for Labor Information Research and Applications, Principles in Reviewing Labor Information Application Cases, and Guidelines for Labor Information Research and Applications.

Dec 24, 2019

The draft of the Act for Protecting and Providing Insurance for Workers of Occupational Accidents was sent to the Executive Yuan for review; main highlights include expanded insurance coverage, enhanced benefits, the integration of occupational injury prevention and rehabilitation, and the establishment of a comprehensive protection system that fully incorporates prevention, compensation, and rehabilitation in connection with occupational accidents.

Dec 16, 2019

Announced the implementation of the 2020 Labor Insurance Relief Loan Program for the Insured; in principle, a total loan size of NT$20 billion was provided, with a maximum loan of NT$100,000 per person; the application period was opened from 21 December 2019 to 3 January 2020.