Tsai plugs workweek law ahead of Labor Day

The China Post
Date: April 28, 2017
By: Stephanie Chao

TAIPEI, Taiwan — President Tsai Ing-wen sought support from workers for her administration’s workweek law Thursday, as it remained shrouded in acrimony ahead of Labor Day on May 1.

The new workweek scheme implemented in December mandates that employees get at least one day off every seven days.

The government has said the scheme is aimed at regulating overtime pay, reducing overwork and, eventually, leading to a five-day workweek.

Touting these goals Thursday during the ceremony for a government initiative honoring outstanding employees nationwide, Tsai said she understood that the new law required some time to get used.    [FULL  STORY]

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