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, Ministry of Social Affairs
  • Ministry 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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