Minimum wage to be adjusted to NT$23,100 per month and NT$150 per hour starting January 1, 2019

  • Last Modify Date:2019-04-19

The Ministry of Labor announced on August 16, 2018 that the basic wage (minimum wage) will be adjusted to NT$23,100 per month and NT$150 per hour starting on January 1,2019.

The Ministry of Labor explains that Article 21 of the Labor Standards Act stipulates that "a worker shall be paid such wages as determined through negotiations with the employer, provided, however, that such wages shall not fall below the basic wage."

The wage adjustment to NT$23,100 per month is estimated to benefit more than 1.8 million workers, and the wage adjustment to NT$150 per hour is estimated to benefit more than 456,000 workers.

  • News From:Department of Standards and Equal Employment
  • Publish Date:2019-04-19
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