Thursday, October 6, 2016

Taiwan Public Holidays Reduction Rammed Through Committee

Sources: 行政院人事行政局 (Taipei) and Taiwan bank holidays and public holidays ( Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), in an apparent break with its promise before coming to power last May 20, has rammed through legislative committee, amendments to the Labor Standards Act implementing a five-day workweek and an overall reduction of the number of annual public holidays in Taiwan from 19 to 12, as is already the case for civil servants and the many service businesses that already follow a five-day work week. [full story]