Date: May 17, 2015
By: Staff writer, with CNA
The job market for Aborigines has shown signs of improving in the past few years, the Control Yuan said yesterday.
After keeping a close eye on how the government implemented its policies to stimulate employment among Aborigines over the past five years, the Control Yuan said it found that the jobless rate among the Aboriginal population had fallen to 4.05 percent at the end of last year, from 8.69 percent recorded at the end of 2009.
The Control Yuan said it came up with measures in 2000 to correct the Council of Indigenous People’s policies, which were criticized for a lack of coordination in utilizing resources to improve the job market for descendants of the nation’s first inhabitants. [FULL STORY]