Employees in Taiwan

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Working Conditions

Opening Hours
 
  • Legal Weekly Duration
48 hours per week or 8 hours per day.
  • Maximum Duration
2 hours.
  • Night Hours
2 hours.
Working Rest Day
Every 2 weeks would include two rest days.
Paid Annual Vacation
Work for 1~3 year could have 7 days paid annual vacations.
Work for 3~5 years could have 10 days paid annual vacations.
Work for 5~10 years could have 14 days paid annual vacations.
Over 10 years, could have 1 more day each year, maximum 30 days.
More information available on Invest in Taiwan (investment guide).
Retirement Age
65 years or work for 30 years.
Child Labor and Minimum Age For Employment
Minimum 15 years old.
Informal Labor Market
Quite important.

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The Cost of Labor

Pay

Minimum Wage
17280 NTD
Average Wage
Average monthly gross earnings in Taïwan is NTD 39,522 (USD 1,200) for women and NTD 49,705 (USD 1,500) for men.
Other Forms of Pay
  • Pay For Overtime
Less than 2 hours: Regular wage (one hour) + 1/3 regular wage (one hour).
More than 2 hour: Regular wage (one hour) + 2/3 regular wage (one hour).
  • Pay For Rest Days Worked
Double regular wage (one day).
 

Social Security Costs

The Areas Covered
Only basic care. More information on the website of the Bureau of national health insurance and on Invest in Taiwan (investment guide).
Contributions
Contributions Paid By the Employer: 4.55%. More information on the website of the Bureau of national health insurance.
Contributions Paid By the Employee: 4.55%. More information on the website of the Bureau of national health insurance.
Competent Organization
Bureau of National health Insurance

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