Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Poland)
- Not to be confused with a similarly named Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (1987-2003).
|Ministerstwo Pracy i Polityki Społecznej|
|Headquarters||ul. Nowogrodzka 1/3/5,, Warsaw|
|Parent agency||Council of Ministers|
The ministry was formed from the former and short-lived Ministry of Social Affairs (created from 2004) and still existing, but reduced Ministry of Economy. From the Ministry of Economy, the new ministry acquired the competences in the fields of employment and combating unemployment, relations and conditions of labor, labor-related benefits, and trade union relations. The social policy part of the ministry gives it competences over the issues of family issues, and social benefits and welfare.
The ministry supervises the Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych.
Since 18 November 2011 the current Minister of Labour and Social Policy is Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz.
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