10,000 Taiwanese expected to march in Taipei on Labor Day

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/04/29
By: Yu Hsiao-han and Lilian Wu

Taipei, April 29 (CNA) An estimated 10,000 local workers will take to the streets

CNA file photo

Monday in a Labor Day march to call for greater protection of labor rights.

The workers will gather on Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office in the afternoon and begin to march at 1 p.m. toward the buildings of the Chinese National Federation of Industries and the General Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of China on Fuxing South Road.

They are expected to make five demands, including a call for all trades to be placed under the Labor Standards Act, for a ban on dispatch work and a freeze of atypical employment.    [FULL  STORY]

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