Ministry of Employment and Labor

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Ministry of Employment and Labor

고용노동부
Goyong nodongbu
Agency overview
Formed November 11, 1948
Preceding agencies Division of Labor, Minister of Social Affairs
Minister of Labor
Jurisdiction Government of South Korea
Headquarters Ministry of Employment and Labor, Building #11, Government Complex-Sejong, 422, Hanuridae-ro, Sejong Special Self-Governing City, Republic of Korea (339-012)
Agency executives Phang Ha-nam, Minister
Jung Hyun-ok, Vice Minister
Website Official Ministry of Employment and Labor website in English
Headquarters in Sejong City

South Korea's Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL, 고용노동부) is a cabinet-level ministry overseeing labor affairs. Its predecessor agency, the Division of Labor, was established under the direction of the Minister of Social Affairs (사회부장관) on 11 November 1948.[1] It was upgraded to a cabinet ministry on 8 April 1981.[2]

The headquarters are located in Building #11 of the Sejong Government Complex in Sejong City.[3] Previously the headquarters were located in Buildings 1 and 3 of the Government Complex II in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 노동부 노동부소개 노동부는 연혁 - 1947-1963, South Korea: Ministry of Labor, retrieved 2009-12-09 
  2. ^ 노동부 노동부소개 노동부는 연혁 - 1981-현재, South Korea: Ministry of Labor, retrieved 2009-12-09 
  3. ^ "MOEL Headquarter." (Archive)Ministry of Employment and Labor. Retrieved on January 1, 2014. "Ministry of Employment and Labor, Building #11, Government Complex-Sejong, 422, Hanuridae-ro, Sejong Special Self-Governing City, Republic of Korea (339-012) "
  4. ^ "Location." (Archive) Ministry of Employment and Labor. April 26, 2013. Retrieved on January 1, 2014. "Address 427-718 Ministry of Employment and Labor. Government Complex II, 47 Gwanmun-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea"

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