By: Wu Hsin-yun and Frances Huang
Data compiled by the MOL showed that the number of workers who reached an agreement with their employers to be placed on unpaid leave programs totaled 11,328 as of Nov. 30., up 394 from the 10,934 recorded on Nov. 23.
In addition, the number of employers on unpaid leave programs increased by 63 from a week earlier to 486, the data indicated.
Speaking to the press, Wang Chin-jung (王金蓉), a specialist in the MOL's Labor Conditions and Equal Employment Division, said that logistics, retail and wholesale owners, and travel agencies saw the number of furloughed workers increasing in the week. [FULL STORY]