That’s right they are no longer neccessary. As stated in Article 53
[color=red]Any employed foreign person who needs to change his employer or to be recruited to work for 2 or more than 2 employers within the permitted duration must request the prospective new employer to apply for permission to change. The prospective new employer shall prepare and provide documents of termination of previous contract. [/color]
Foreign workers who comply with Subparagraphs 1, 3 and 4 of Paragraph 1 of Article 51 and have obtain permission of the central competent authority may be exempted from the aforementioned restriction. [color=red]JFRV and APRC[/color]
Foreign workers who are employed for Subparagraphs 1 to 7 color=red[/color]of Paragraph 1 of Article 46 and apply for changing employers or jobs are forbidden to be employed under the categories of Subparagraph 8 to 11 [color=red](maids and labor)[/color] of the same paragraph.
However, foreign workers employed for work specified in Subparagraph 8 to 11 of Paragraph 1 of Article 46 shall not be allowed to change his employer or work. Exceptions may be provided for the situation prescribed in Paragraph 1 of Article 59 and permitted by the central competent authority.
Foreign workers who are permitted to change employers or work, the employment duration shall be accumulated and be restricted to Article 52.
It is now the prospective employers responsibility to cancel your previous contract. As per a telephone conversation with the CLA, You can leave your current job and as long as you have a new employer within 14 days you don’t need to leave the country, but your new school does need to apply for a new work permit.