The Ministry of Labor Promotes Labor Education Comprehensively, Starting with Debates

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The Ministry of Labor wishes to promote the correct labor concepts among all citizens, as well as, to raise awareness on labor rights and interests, to foster an active interest in labor matters among students in universities, colleges, high schools and vocational high schools, the Ministry is hosting the first National Labor Cup Debate Competition this year (2016). The details about the event and debate topics are shown in Table 1 below.

Table 1 National Labor Cup Debate Competition Schedule and Topics



Debate Topics

University and College Group

October 8-10, 2016

"Taiwan should adopt a two-day weekend system consisting of one  day weekend and one day off"

High School and Vocational High School Group

November 5-7, 2016

Preliminary round, semi-finals, finals:

"If public transportation unions want to call a strike, the labor union and its counterpart (such as the employer organization) both have to in advance reach a minimal service agreement"

Triangular Loops and Round of Eight:

"The limitation ratio of labor dispatch used by the business entities"

The topics covered by this debate are newsworthy labor issues of the utmost interests to labor organizations.  It is expected to bring out the effect of creating insights for both the positive and negative aspects from the debate. This will further the cause of labor education on school campuses and gradually instill the correct labor concepts among students.


*Key words: Labor Cup Debate, labor education

  • News From:Department of Employment Relations
  • Publish Date:2016-10-31
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