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Taiwan gov’t extends OFWs’ term to 12 years By Mina Diaz 02/28/2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Taiwan gov’t extends OFWs’ term to 12 years

By Mina Diaz 02/28/2012

The Department of Labor and Employment said that Taiwan government has extended the cumulative stay of foreign workers in their country from nine to 12 years, which would benefit Filipino caretakers, domestic workers, factory workers, nursing aides and fishermen.

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said that Taiwan ’s parliament has amended the provision of the island’s Employment Service Act extending the previous cumulative stay limit of nine years for foreign workers, including Filipinos from nine to 12 years.

OFWs in Taiwan number about 90,000, of which around 15 percent are caregivers and domestic helpers, while the remaining are factory workers..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20120228nat3.html

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