The China Post
Date: March 16, 2017
By: Stephanie Chao
TAIPEI, Taiwan — The central government is meeting a growing chorus of local government leaders expressing qualms over Taiwan’s new workweek regulations.
Earlier this week, Nantou County Magistrate Lin Ming-chen said that he would outright refuse to implement the workweek law in his county and that he had instructed officials to find loopholes regardless of possible repercussions.
After Nantou’s opening salvo, more local leaders began to air their doubts over the new amendments, which stipulate higher overtime pay, cap overtime and enforce a “one fixed, one flexible” day off per week scheme. [FULL STORY]