As toll of new workweek rules becomes clear, Tsai’s new minister may be ready to adjust course

The China Post
Date: February 20, 2017
By: Christine Chou

72.8% of businesses predict a 3% increase in personnel hiring costs

President Tsai and her cousin, recently sworn-in Labor Minister Lin Mei-chu

The smaller and more labor-intensive a business is, the more likely an increase in its hiring costs


67.4% of businesses had trouble scheduling work shifts

A new rule requires that employees must have one day off every seven consecutive days


67.8% of businesses called the new rule on overtime ‘unacceptable’

OT is now measured in 4-hour blocks, so OT between 4 and 8 hours is counted as 8 hours    [FULL  STORY]

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