The China Post
Date: May 1, 2017
By: The China Post news staff
TAIPEI, Taiwan — On the eve of Taiwan’s annual Labor Day demonstration, about
500 migrant workers gathered from across Taiwan for a protest that ended at the Presidential Office.
Organized by the Taiwan International Workers’ Association, the group started form the Labor Ministry in the afternoon and ended at the Presidential Office, where they held signs appealing for an end to the private brokerage system.
Protesters called for the private employment brokerage system, which charges fees that can exorbitant and exploitative, to be replaced with a direct hiring system mediated by the government. [FULL STORY]