Ministry of Labor

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The Ministry of Labor (US), or Labour (UK), also known as the Department of Labor, or Labour, is a government department responsible for setting national labor standards, labor dispute mechanisms, employment, workforce participation, training, and social security.

Ministries of labor[edit]

Country Name Notes
 Albania Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, and Equal Opportunities (Albania)
 Argentina Ministry of Labor, Employment, and Social Security (Argentina)
 Australia Department of Labour (Australia) an Australian Government Department that existed between 1972 and 1974
 Azerbaijan Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population (Azerbaijan)
 Bolivia Ministry of Work, Employment, and Social Security
 Brazil Ministry of Labor and Employment (Brazil)
 Canada Department of Labour (Canada)
 China Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security Labour and Welfare Bureau (Hong Kong)
 Republic of China Ministry of Labor (Republic of China)
 Colombia Ministry of Labour (Colombia) Formed 4 May 2011
 Colombia Ministry of Social Protection (Colombia) Formed 27 December 2002
 Czechia Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (Czech Republic)
 France Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (France)
 Germany Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
 Hong Kong Labour and Welfare Bureau Labour Department
 India Ministry of Labour and Employment (India)
 Israel Industry, Trade, and Labor Ministry
 Iran Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare
 Italy Ministry of Labour and Social Policies (Italy)
 Jamaica Ministry of Labour and Social Security (Jamaica)
 Japan Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare
 Mexico Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare (Mexico)
 Moldova Ministry of Labor, Family, and Social Protection (Moldova)
 Myanmar Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (Myanmar)
 New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) The former Department of Labour (New Zealand) was merged into MBIE in 2012.
 Nigeria Ministry of Labor and Productivity
 Pakistan Ministry of Manpower (Pakistan)
 Peru Ministry of Labor and Promotion of Employment (Peru)
 Philippines Department of Labor and Employment (Philippines)
 Poland Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Poland)
 Romania Ministry of Labor, Family, and Social Protection (Romania)
 Singapore Ministry of Manpower (Singapore)
 South Africa Department of Labour (South Africa)
 Sweden Ministry of Employment (Sweden)
 Spain Ministry of Employment and Social Security (Spain)
 South Korea Ministry of Labor (South Korea)
 Thailand Ministry of Labour (Thailand)
 United Kingdom Ministry of Labour (United Kingdom)
 Ukraine Ministry of Social Policy (Ukraine)
 United States United States Department of Labor
 Vietnam Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (Vietnam)

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