Indonesia, Philippines asked to hold off on salary demands (update)

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/06
By: Christie Chen and Jay Chou

Taipei, July 6 (CNA) The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Monday asked Indonesia and the 201507060028t0001Philippines to suspend their demand for salary increases for their domestic workers in Taiwan, saying Taiwan had yet to reach a consensus on such hikes with the two governments.

In a press release Monday, the MOL said the Indonesian and Filipino governments have “unilaterally” raised the monthly wage for their domestic workers in Taiwan from NT$15,840 (US$512) to NT$17,500, beginning July 1.     [FULL  STORY]

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