I didn’t say anything about Taiwanese bosses at all, in fact. I was talking about the labor bureau.
I’ve never had a Taiwanese boss. Haven’t had a boss at all since 2014, actually. (Or maybe 2011 - the one in 2014 was more of an old friend and it was a fairly relaxed university research job.) And I’m very happy not to have to deal with bosses.
Well not everyone have that luxury, and must deal with toxic people out of necessity.
This isn’t a business deal in equal terms between your name, Inc and the company you work for, the relationship is very unequal which is why there are labor laws.
But you made it sound like my sweeping generalization about Taiwanese bosses are wrong but this is something that most Taiwanese has tacitly accepted as a fact of life, and is conditioned to not fight for better conditions and so must depend on the government to fight on their behalf, who won’t because employers have bigger voice.
Again, I haven’t commented at all on Taiwanese bosses - I was responding to your sweeping statement about the labor bureau. I asked you where you got the information from, because I don’t believe it to be reliable/universal.
So again, have you had any recent dealings with the labor bureau where they were singularly unhelpful and siding with the employer, or did you just have problems with bosses, not do anything about it, and then make a sweeping, complaining generalization about it here?
I think 1.5k is the most I ever got, though I mostly worked part time. Most gave the foreigners nothing at all. I worked at four or five schools. I’m not teaching anymore, but my company now is pretty miserly compared with most. I got maybe 8% of my monthly salary. I worked in the same industry for a different company years ago and got around 85%. Never asked what they paid the locals in any of those jobs.