Number of furloughed workers hits high on overseas lockdowns

06/16/2020 07:59 PM
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Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The number of furloughed workers in Taiwan hit a new high of 29,838 as of Monday, with many export-oriented companies suffering deteriorating business at a time when COVID-19 has led to massive lockdowns overseas, forcing foreign clients to suspend operations, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) said Tuesday.

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