ON LABOR INSURANCE POLICY

1Q:  How do foreign workers apply for Labor Insurance?

◆Taiwan regulation states that if an employer hires at least 5 migrant workers, he has the responsibility to apply labor insurance for them. The employer pays certain percentage of it; a part is shouldered by the worker and 10% by the government.

2Q:  Can household workers apply for Labor insurance?

◆No. Since household workers are not protected by the standard labor law in Taiwan, they cannot have the labor insurance.