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Taiwan to Raise Minimum Wage for 2020

Aug. 14, 2019, 8:31 PM

Taiwan’s monthly minimum wage is to increase to NT$23,800 (U.S. $757.74) for 2020, up 3.03% from NT$23,100 (U.S. $735.46) for 2019, the Taiwan Ministry of Labor said Aug. 14 in a news release (Chinese).

The republic’s hourly minimum wage is to increase to NT$158 (U.S. $5.03) for 2020, up 5.33% from NT$150 (U.S. $4.78) for 2019, the ministry said.

Each of the minimum wage increases was calculated by Taiwan’s Basic Wages Review Committee.

“The government’s resolve to take care of workers has not changed,” the ministry said in the news release. “It is also hoped that through the reasonable adjustment ...

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