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China upstream flat panel makers look to Taiwan for engineering talent

Jan 13, 21:22

China-based components and materials makers are reportedly increasing their efforts to attract Taiwan engineers to their companies.

Globalfoundries adjusts global workforce

Dec 19, 15:26

Globalfoundries is undertaking an adjustment in its global workforce, including an up to 3% reduction of its global workforce. The move is to optimize its cost structure and strengthen...

Pegatron to expand workforce by 40% in 2H12

May 10, 12:19

Pegatron Technology CEO Jason Cheng, at the company's recent investors meeting, said that the company will start expanding its production workforce in mid-June with the worker number...

Gintech cuts down workforce, halts fundraising plans

Oct 17, 10:21

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech has revealed that the firm has cut down its workforce by 40 employees. The firm added that the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation in...

Nanya, Rexchip said to be planning workforce adjustments

Oct 4, 14:24

Following reports that ProMOS Technologies plans to cut as many as 1,300 employees at its 12-inch wafer plant in Taichung, central Taiwan, fellow DRAM companies Nanya Technology and...

Applied Materials plans job cuts

Oct 4, 14:19

Semiconductor equipment vendor Applied Materials has announced a plan to realign its global workforce. The plan is expected to complete by the end of the third quarter of fiscal 2013,...

HTC adjusts workforce

Jul 25, 01:35

HTC has been adjusting human resources in its production, R&D, and sales teams. Industry sources believe corporate restructuring is necessary as HTC's sales have been declining...

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CCFL maker GIO to further consolidate workforce

Feb 4, 14:30

Having reportedly slashed its workforce by 30% in the second half of 2011, CCFL and LED light bar maker GIO Optoelectronics plans to once again cut the number of its employees soon,...

Sumco to close plants, cut workforce

Feb 3, 01:15

Japan-based Sumco, the world's second-largest supplier of wafers used to produce semiconductors and solar cells, has unveiled measures to realign its manufacturing operations for...

Foxconn to cut workforce at Slovakia factory, says newspaper

Jan 18, 13:18

Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will reduce the number of employees at its LCD TV assembly factory in Slovakia by 600 to 1,800, industry sources in Taiwan...

HannStar Display cuts workforce at 5G line, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 1, 15:46

HannStar Display has laid off about 5% of its employees at its 5G production line in the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) affecting jobs of around 100 workers, according to a Chinese-language...

Workers protest at Sunrex subsidiary in southern China

Nov 25, 15:32

Notebook keyboard maker Sunrex Technology's subsidiary in Shenzhen, southern China, recently suffered a protest by workers complaining of long overtime demands, according to industry...

Inventec to lay off over 400 employees

Oct 28, 01:40

Inventec plans to fire as many as 432 employees, according to sources close to the company, adding that it is being carried out starting today (October 27). The sources blamed an...

MediaTek hiring in China and Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 21, 15:36

Fabless IC firm MediaTek plans to recruit about 300 software engineers able to create applications for Android-powered smartphones, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily...

ASE looks to expand

Sep 23, 01:05

IC packaging and testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its consolidated revenues to top US$30 billion in 2020, and is eyeing a 30% global market...

Dell to increase workforce at Chengdu office

Sep 22, 01:50

Dell is set to expand its workforce at its Chengdu base from 300 currently to 3,000 soon. Dell plans to have Chengdu serve as its second operating base.

Delta Electronics to cut 10% of workforce in China

Aug 19, 11:39

Delta Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of power supplies, will cut 10% of the 60,000 workers at its production lines in China by the end of 2011, according to company CEO Yancey...

Acer to cut 100 jobs in China

Mar 25, 01:10

Acer is looking to eliminate more than 100 jobs at its operations in China, equivalent to about 10% of the company's total workforce stationed in the region, according to China media...

ASE to beef up workforce in 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 19, 16:15

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) plans to hire a total of 3,000 employees for its major production hub in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, in 2011, according to company executive...

Lextar to hire 1,300 employees in 2H10

Jul 9, 12:35

Lextar Electronics, a maker of LED epitaxy wafers and chips, is expected to hire 1,300 employees in the second half of 2010 for its operations in Taiwan and China, according to the...

Foxconn raises minimum wage to 2,000 yuan

Jun 7, 13:57

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced plans to raise the minimum wage at its Shenzhen plant to 2,000 yuan (US$292.68) on October 1, but employees will need...

KYE denies mistreatment at Microsoft-OEM factory

Apr 16, 16:54

Taiwan-based PC accessory maker KYE Systems, which is also an OEM manufacturer of Microsoft products, has refuted a recently published report by the US National Labor Committee (NLC)...

Foxconn pledges to offer mental support for employees

Apr 13, 15:03

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on April 10, held a conference in response to the spate of deaths and suicide attempts seen among its employees in China and pledged...

Foxconn recruiting in Taiwan

Apr 7, 15:45

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is seeking qualified professionals in Taiwan to fill job positions of various levels needed at its many factories and business divisions...

UMC plans more hiring

Mar 19, 16:30

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to seek a total of 2,400 new recruits, including 1,000 engineers for its 12-inch wafer fab located at the Southern Taiwan Science Park...

Inotera to recruit over 300 employees, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 15, 16:57

DRAM maker Inotera Memories is planning to add an additional 300-400 employees - mostly engineers and R&D staff - which is equivalent to about 10% of its global workforce, according...

Memory module house Transcend to hire 1,000 staff for new plant

Mar 15, 15:16

DRAM module and NAND flash device maker Transcend Information plans to recruit a total of 1,000 employees for its soon-to-be-open Taiwan plant, which will be dedicated to producing...

Semiconductor firms step up hiring of new employees

Mar 12, 10:25

Major Taiwan-based foundries and backend suppliers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), Advanced Semiconductor...

SMIC to cut 10% of employees

Newswatch - Mar 10, 14:07

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC), China's top foundry chipmaker, plans to downsize 10% of its workforce in a move to accelerate its progress towards profitability,...

ASE to expand workforce

Newswatch - Mar 8, 14:00

The Export Processing Zone Administration under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has revealed that Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) plans to hire around 300 staff...

Southern China seeing labor shortage of 2 million, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 22, 11:01

Guangdong Province, a large manufacturing cluster in southern China, is seeing a labor shortage of an estimated two million workers following the Lunar New Year, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan employment rate falls in December 2009

Jan 22, 16:51

Taiwan had 632,000 jobless citizens in December 2009, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.74%. Figures were down 0.12pp on month but up 0.71pp on year, according to statistics...

TSMC to recruit over 3,000 new employees in 2010

Jan 15, 11:39

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has said it plans to hire more than 3,000 employees in 2010. The new recruits will be mostly engineers and technical staff but will...

ECS loses over 100 members of its notebook staff

Jan 5, 17:15

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has seen more than 100 employees from its notebook business resign since the second quarter of 2009, with nearly half transferring to Shuttle, according...

ProMOS denies layoff rumors

Stockwatch - Dec 30, 15:36

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies has issued a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) dismissing rumors of pending layoffs, saying it currently has no plans to cut jobs.

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