Ministry of Labor (Taiwan)

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Ministry of Labor
勞動部
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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
  • Kuo Fang-yu, Minister
  • Kuo Kuo-wen, Liao Hui-fang, Political Deputy Minister
  • , Administrative Deputy Minister
Parent Ministry Executive Yuan
Website www.mol.gov.tw

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.

History[edit]

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]

Visions[edit]

  • 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]

Political Party:   Kuomintang   Democratic Progressive Party   Non-partisan/ unknown

Name Term of Office Days Party Premier
Minister of the Council of Labor Affairs
1 Cheng Shuei-chih (鄭水枝) 1 August 1987 February 1989 Kuomintang Yu Kuo-hua
2 Chao Shou-po (趙守博) February 1989 1994 Kuomintang Yu Kuo-hua
Lee Huan
Hau Pei-tsun
Lien Chan
3 Hsieh Shen-shan (謝深山) 1994 May 1997 Kuomintang Lien Chan
4 Hsu Chieh-kuei (許介圭) May 1997 February 1998 Lien Chan
Vincent Siew
5 Chan Huo-shen (詹火生) February 1998 19 May 2000 Vincent Siew
6 Chen Chu (陳菊) 20 May 2000 19 September 2005 1948 Democratic Progressive Party Tang Fei
Chang Chun-hsiung I
Yu Shyi-kun
Frank Hsieh
7 Lee Ying-yuan (李應元) 19 September 2005 20 May 2007 608 Democratic Progressive Party Frank Hsieh
Su Tseng-chang
8 Lu Tien-ling (盧天麟) 20 May 2007 19 May 2008 365 Democratic Progressive Party Chang Chun-hsiung II
9 Wang Ju-hsuan (王如玄) 20 May 2008 2 October 2012 1596 Independent Liu Chao-shiuan
Wu Den-yih
Sean Chen
10 Pan Shih-wei (潘世偉) 2 October 2012 16 February 2014 502 Kuomintang Sean Chen
Jiang Yi-huah
Minister of Labor (since 17 February 2014)
1 Pan Shih-wei (潘世偉) 17 February 2014 24 July 2014 157 Kuomintang Jiang Yi-huah
Hao Feng-ming (郝鳳鳴) 24 July 2014 20 August 2014 27 Jiang Yi-huah
2 Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文) 20 August 2014 19 May 2016 638 Jiang Yi-huah
Mao Chi-kuo
Chang San-cheng
3 Kuo Fang-yu (郭芳煜)[3] 20 May 2016 Incumbent 132 Lin Chuan

Transportation[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[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". English.mol.gov.tw. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  3. ^ http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201604120018.aspx

External links[edit]