Minimum wage to be adjusted to NT$25,250 per month and NT$168 per hour starting January 1, 2022
Taiwan OSHA co-host the 1st Taiwan-UK Occupational Safety and Health Summit with UK HSE, and signed the cooperation confirmation to further deepen the bilateral partnership.
Highlights of the Ministry of Labor
The “Employment Insurance Implementation Regulations for Promoting Employment” were amended and published to promote the employment of middle-aged and elderly people, and to assist workers affected by natural disasters, accidents or other major events to find employment, and to strengthen the ability of the labor union to protect the employment rights of workers by adding relevant employment promotion measures to enhance labor participation and assist workers to find employment.
The Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee of the Legislative Yuan visited Tsz-You and Tsz-Yu Sheltered Workshops and the New Taipei City Vocational Rehabilitation Service Center for the Physically and Mentally Disabled to learn about the implementation of vocational rehabilitation services and to exchange views on the development of vocational rehabilitation services for the physically and mentally disabled after the visit.
The Institute of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health and the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) jointly organized the 1st Taiwan-Europe International Cooperation and Research Exchange Conference (video conference), which focused on the issues of the Taiwan-Europe Working Conditions Survey, including the arrangement of the implementation schedule, the design of the questionnaire and the presentation of the survey results.
The research results of the Institute of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health of the Ministry of Labor, “Forklift Driving Evaluation Simulation System”, completed the technology transfer to Pumpkin VR Tech Co., Ltd.
The research results of the Institute of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health, “Occupational Safety VR Digital Education Training,” were completed and transferred to the Industrial Safety and Health Association of the Republic of China.