Talents are not only the company's assets, but also the foundation of the company's sustainable development. Novatek's achievements today rely on high-quality human resources. Novatek's emphasis on talents is fully reflected in the workplace environment and conditions provided by the Company. Being continuously selected as a constituent stock of the "Taiwan High Compensation 100 Index" announced by the Taiwan Stock Exchange, shows Novatek's offering of highly competitive compensation package. Besides attracting and retaining talents with well offered salaries and benefits, Novatek also attaches great importance to the physical and mental health as well as the personal growth of employees. The purpose is to allow them to grow continuously in the Company. In addition, harmonious employer-employee relationship also helps the Company's long-term stable development.
Novatek's various internal communication channels allow its employees to fully express their opinions, and the corresponding units can quickly respond to their opinions, creating a good and unimpeded communication culture as well as a free and open working atmosphere. As a leading IC design manufacturer in Taiwan, Novatek has devoted itself to product R&D and technological innovation since its establishment. In addition to creating corporate value in the global industry and society, it also actively creates a happy and friendly working environment and takes care of employees' health as well as the employees' families, so that employees can feel worry-free and devote themselves to their work with enthusiasm and creativity.
High Quality Work Teams
In order to expand the scale of operations and improve our R & D capabilities, Novatek has for a long time been focusing not only on growth in the number of people employed, but also on the structure and quality of manpower.
In 2019, the number of Novatek employees reached 2,219, of whom 81.8% were research and development personnel and 82.6% were Doctorate or Master's degree holders, fully demonstrating Novatek's determination and strength in innovative technology research and development. In terms of distribution of work locations, more than 90% of Novatek employees have their place of work located in Hsinchu, Taiwan, the main business location, while there are other work sites situated in Taipei, Tainan, and elsewhere, all of which provide R & D and technical support services. By providing an excellent working environment, Novatek enables talented personnel company-wide to cooperate and grow together, accelerating product development timelines and the immediacy of technical support, and bringing the value of innovation fully into play.
Occupational Safety and Environmental Protection Committee
In order to prevent occupational accidents and ensure the health and safety of our employees, the Company has an in-house Occupational Safety and Environmental Protection Committee which holds regular meetings to discuss matters related to occupational safety, health and environmental protection, and promotes the protection of various occupational safety, health and environmental protection related operations. In addition to its chairman, the committee also has 35 members, including 29 labor representatives, and the proportion of labor representatives in the committee is 80%. All labor representatives are recommended for assignment by the employees of each department.
Health and Safety Training of Personnel
Competent Authority: Administrative Services Office
In charge of: Investigation and analysis of various environmental health and safetyrelated training course requirements, and development of training programs.
Each department arranges for relevant personnel to carry out relevant health and safety education in accordance with the training program through physical or online courses and training held at regular or irregular intervals. Additionally, contract company personnel are required to present the training materials they should possess through the 'Construction Health & Safety Management Procedures for Contractors', to ensure the health and safety of their personnel within the Company.