In response to the “MeToo” movement, Taiwan’s Government amended the Act of Gender Equality in Employment (AGEE) on 31 July 2023. The new AGEE amendments will take effect on 8 March 2024.
The recent high-profile sexual harassment cases in Taiwan have raised concerns and triggered discussions about the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. In fact, among the various types of employee misconduct, sexual harassment has been mostly addressed in Taiwanese law. Taiwan’s Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Act of Gender Equality in Employment both require employers to provide a friendly and safe working environment, and provide detailed regulations for the process of investigations of sexual harassment complaints.
Baker McKenzie’s Asia Pacific Employers’ Forum took place in Singapore on Thursday, 27 April 2023. You can access a number of related resources relating to employment issues and trends.
Our Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation Team is pleased to provide you with our second quarterly update for 2022 highlighting key employment law changes across the Asia Pacific region.
As part of our continued efforts to guide clients through these challenging times, the Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation Group brings you these recorded webinars which provide key and practical insights on employment and compensation trends and major challenges being faced by businesses across the region.
On 23 June 2021, Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor issued the “Occupational Safety and Health References Guidelines on Working from Home”, indicating that working from home has become a mainstream work model regulated by the labor authority.
Our Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation Team is pleased to provide you with our second quarterly update for 2021 highlighting key employment law changes across the Asia Pacific region.
Due to a spike of locally confirmed cases over the past week, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) had elevated the epidemic warning for Taipei City and New Taipei City from Level 2 to Level 3 effective from 15 to 28 May. Below are the key points that employers need to know.
In brief To address the challenges arising from an aging population, the Middle-aged and Senior-aged Employment Promotion Act (the Act) was promulgated in December 2019 but only came into force on 04 December 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the Act is to increase…
The Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation team has prepared the third quarterly update for 2020 highlighting key changes in employment laws across Asia Pacific. The fluctuating waves of COVID-19 mean that while in some jurisdictions employees are returning to the office, in others they continue to work remotely from home.…