Philippines office in Taipei gives worker protest muted response

The News Lenas
Date: 2016/12/19

A protest demanding equal rights for migrant workers was held in front of the

Photo Credit: Eric Chen

Philippines representative office in Taipei yesterday, which was also International Migrants Day.

The protesters said they face unreasonable working conditions, such as unpaid overtime and excessive workload, reports CNA. They also raised problems with brokers charging workers additional fees due to loopholes in the contracts they sign upon arriving in Taiwan. They hope the Philippine government will support them and resolve the problems

A Philippine official from the office accepted the protesters’ petition, but did not make a statement.    [FULL  STORY]

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