Radio Taiwan International
Date: 015 April, 2020
By: Shirley Lin
The labor ministry is rolling out a plan to help part-time workers and those with atypical employment situations weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan kicks into gear this week.
On the first day of the plan, the ministry offered 10,000 temporary jobs to those in need. The hourly pay is NT$158 (US$5.25), with a maximum of 80 working hours per month. Takers can expect to earn up to NT$13,000 (US$433) a month for a total of six months. [FULL STORY]