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Chapter 5-1 Slaughter work
Article 19-1
Foreigners hired for slaughter work, as mentioned in Article 4-4, by the employer engaging in slaughter, cutting, disintegration and dispensation of livestock or related labor should be approved by the Central Authority for an application of first foreign workers recruitment.
The Central Government and the Industry Competent Authority may conduct spot checks as regulated in the former paragraph.
Article 19-2
If the application of the employer to hire foreigners for slaughter work is approved by the Central Industry Competent Authority, as described in the previous Article, the number of employees approved by the Central Authority for first recruitment and the total number of foreign workers employed should not exceed 25% of the average number of employees one year and two months prior to date of application submitted.
The average number of employees hired described in the previous article does not apply to the number of foreigner hired according to the premise listed in Article 19-3 section 1.
Article 19-3
The ratio of the number of first recruitment applied for by the employer and the number of foreign employees may be increased for the following circumstances, yet the total should not exceed 40% of the average number of employees one year and two months before:
1.If ratio is increased for 5%, the employer is requested to pay 3,000 NT monthly for employment security fees.
2.If ratio is raised above 5% up to 10%,the employer is requested to pay 5,000 NT monthly for employment security fees.
3.If ratio is raised above 10% to 15%, the employer is requested to pay 7,000 NT monthly for employment security fees.
Once the employer raises the percentage of foreign employees based on articles mentioned before, the amount paid for employment security fees shall not be changed.
Article 19-4
The total number of foreign employees hired by an employer as affirmed in previous two articles should include:
1. The first recruitment of foreign employees.
2. The number of recruitment allowed for application, the number of recruitment permitted and the number of foreigners already employed, excluding any of the following circumstances:
(1) The number of re-recruitment of foreign employees, as mentioned in Article 19-6.
(2) The number of foreign employees specified in Article 19-2 of which ratio has been increased, based on Article 19-3.
(3) The number of foreign workers not allowed for recurrent recruitment, re-recruitment, or employment due to the changes in the facts on which recruitment permits are based.
3. The numbers of recruitment and employment repealed for reasons to which the employer is liable, within two years prior to the date of application.
4. The number of foreign employees whose employer has changed within two years prior to date of application, except where the reason for such transfer is not attributable to the employer.
The average number of employees and foreign workers defined in previous two clauses is on the basis of the number of employees insured with the same registered labor insurance.
Article 19-5
The number of foreign employees employed and introduced by the employer as mentioned in Articles 19-1 and 19-2, should not exceed 25% of the total number of employees.
The numbers of foreigners employed and those introduced by the employer based on Articles 19-1, to19-3,and checks on recruitment and employment conducted by the Central Authority should comply with regulations in Attachment 10.
The Central Authority will, once every three months, conduct checks on the ratio and number of foreign employees three months after the employer introduced the foreign workers.
Number of foreign employees and that of employees mentioned in paragraph 1 and 2 will take two months prior to the audit month conducted by central authority as the reference month, and will be counted with average number of employees insured with labor insurance in first 3 months, starting from reference month month.
If the number and ratio of foreign employees exceed those specified in the first paragraph, and, if the employer fails to improve after notice from the Central Authority, the permit for recruitment and employment can be repealed according to Article 72, and the number will be accounted for the calculation of Article 19-4-I-(3).
Article 19-6
Employer of butchery industry, if necessary, may apply to the Central Authority for re-recruitment to hire foreign workers, within four months prior to expiration of permit.
Number of re-recruitment for foreign employees cannot exceed that of former recruitment and subsequent employment under the same labor insurance.