Apache debacle reveals labor issues

SPIRALING SUSPICIONS:The Ministry of Labor has launched further probes regarding potential legal issues related to the migrant workers in the group

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 08, 2015
By: Lii Wen  /  Staff reporter

Controversy over a recent visit by a group of civilians to a restricted military base with Apache helicopters continued to snowball yesterday, as several families in the group were suspected of illegally hiring foreign caregivers as domestic helpers.

Taipei Department of Labor Director Lai Hsiang-lin (賴香伶) said yesterday that employers could be fined between NT$30,000 and NT$150,000 if they are found to have forced migrant workers to engage in work outside of their original work permit.     [FULL  STORY]

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