Want China Times
After Taiwan’s Legislature cleared an amendment to the Labor Standards Act
Friday to reduce the work week to 40 hours starting next year, a major labor group said that this is only the beginning and there is still a lot to be done if Taiwan is to shed its image as an island of overwork.
It is estimated that 3.4 million workers will benefit under the amended law.
“This is only the first step for Taiwanese workers to shed their super-long working hours and culture of overwork,” the Taiwan Labor Front said. [FULL STORY]