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Forum criticizes DPP’s education, labor policies

NOT SO ROSY:The former DPP administration erred in its Taiwanization education policy, the forum said, while protesters said the administration ignored workers’ rights

By Chris Wang  /  Staff reporter

Citing the DPP’s insistence on keeping the minimum wages of local and migrant workers the same, Lu Tien-lin (盧天麟), also a former Council of Labor Affairs minister, reiterated that the party continues to hold different values and ideology compared with the KMT.

Looking ahead, NTU associate professor Hsin Ping-lung (辛炳隆) said the DPP would deal cautiously with a number of labor issues if it returned to power, including the phenomenon of working poor, the minimum wage, the high jobless rate among young people and whether Taiwan should accept more migrant workers.

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