TWSE/GTSM listed companies shall comply with relevant laws and regulations, and the International Bill of Human Rights, with respect to rights such as gender equality, the right to work, and prohibition of discrimination.
A TWSE/GTSM listed company, to fulfill its responsibility to protect human rights, shall adopt relevant management policies and processes, including:
TWSE/GTSM listed companies shall comply with the internationally recognized human rights of labor, including the freedom of association, the right of collective bargaining, caring for vulnerable groups, prohibiting the use of child labor, eliminating all forms of forced labor, eliminating recruitment and employment discrimination, and shall ensure that their human resource policies do not contain differential treatments based on gender, race, socioeconomic status, age, or marital and family status, so as to achieve equality and fairness in employment, hiring conditions, remuneration, benefits, training, evaluation, and promotion opportunities.
- Presenting a corporate policy or statement on human rights.
- Evaluating the impact of the company's business operations and internal management on human rights, and adopting corresponding handing processes.
- Reviewing on a regular basis the effectiveness of the corporate policy or statement on human rights.
- In the event of any infringement of human rights, the company shall disclose the processes for handling of the matter with respect to the stakeholders involved.
TWSE/GTSM listed companies shall provide an effective and appropriate grievance mechanism with respect to matters adversely impacting the rights and interests of the labor force, in order to ensure equality and transparency of the grievance process. Channels through which a grievance may be raised shall be clear, convenient, and unobstructed. A company shall respond to any employee's grievance in an appropriate manner.