Ministry of Labor (Taiwan)

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Ministry of Labor
Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan, ROC.jpg
Ministry overview
Formed 1 August 1987 (as Council of Labor Affairs)
17 February 2014 (as MOL)
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Taipei City
Ministers responsible
Parent Ministry Executive Yuan

The Ministry of Labor of the Republic of China (MOL; Chinese: 中華民國勞動部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Láodòng Bù) is a ministry of the Republic of China representing opinions of employees, political and academic circles to review labor policies, laws and regulations, as well as related projects and programs in Taiwan.


The Ministry was originally established as the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA; Chinese: 勞工委員會; pinyin: Láogōng Wěiyuánhuì) on 1 August 1987. The council was upgraded to Ministry of Labor Affairs on 17 February 2014.[1]


  • Autonomy
  • Equality
  • Development

Organization structures[edit]

Administrative Units[edit]

  • Department of General Planning
  • Department of Employment Relations
  • Department of Labor Insurance
  • Department of Employment Welfare and Retirement
  • Department of Labor Standards and Equal Employment
  • Department of Legal Services

Staff Units[edit]

  • Department of General Affairs
  • Department of Human Resources
  • Department of Civil Service Ethics
  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Information Management

Third Level Agencies[edit]

Fourth Level Agencies[edit]

  • Taipei-Keelung-Hualien-Kinmen-Matsu Branch
  • Taoyuan-Hsinchu-Miaoli Branch
  • Taichung-Changhua-Nantou Branch
  • Yunlin-Chiayi-Tainan Branch
  • Kaohsiung-Pingtung-Penghu-Taitung Branch
  • Skill Evaluation Center[2]

List of ministers[edit]

Chen Hsiung-wen (left), the incumbent Minister of Labor.

Council of Labor Affairs[edit]

Ministry of Labor[edit]


The MOL headquarters is accessible within walking distance west from Shuanglian Station or Zhongshan Station of the Taipei Metro.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Labor council head to run new labor ministry". Taipei Times. 2014-04-30. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  2. ^ Homepage About MOL Organization Structure (2014-02-13). "Organization Structure". Retrieved 2014-05-07. 

External links[edit]