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Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People's Republic of China

Ministry of Human Resources
and Social Security

人力资源和社会保障部
Rénlì Zīyuán Hé Shèhuì Bǎozhàngbù
Agency overview
Formed 1949
Preceding agencies Ministry of Labour and Social Security
Ministry of Personnel
Jurisdiction People's Republic of China
Headquarters Beijing
Minister responsible Yin Weimin
Agency executive , Minister for Human Resources and Social Security
Parent agency State Council
Child agency State Bureau of Civil Servants
Website http://www.mohrss.gov.cn/

Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) of the Government of the People's Republic of China is a ministry under the State Council which is responsible for national labor polices, standards, regulations and managing the national social security. This includes labor force management, labor relationship readjustment, social insurance management and legal construction of labor.[1] The State Bureau of Civil Servants will report to the new ministry.[2][3]

History

The ministry is created from the former Ministry of Personnel and Ministry of Labour and Social Security.[4] This was announced at the 2008 National People's Congress.

Since March 17, 2008, the ministry is headed by Yin Weimin.

Responsibilities

The MOHRSS has responsibility for managing the employment market in mainland China. Due to the financial crisis of 2008/Late 2000s recession, the department has recommended companies to prevent and control large staff reduction.[5] The agency also other government agencies to provide assistance to labor-intensive industries and enterprises to create more employment. MOHRSS stressed that priority be given to migrant workers, laid-off workers, poor people and graduates from universities and colleges in offering works.

See also

List of Ministers of Human Resources and Social Security

(Human Resources) original Ministry of Personnel
Name Took office Left office
Minister of Personnel
1 An Ziwen October 1949 November 1954
post abolished
2 Zhao Dongwan (赵东宛) April 1988 March 1993
3 Song Defu March 1993 December 2000
4 Zhang Xuezhong (张学忠) December 2000 December 2002
5 Zhang Bolin (张柏林) December 2002 August 2007
6 Yin Weimin August 2007 March 2008
(Social Security) original Ministry of Labour
Name Took office Left office
Minister of Labour
1 Li Lisan October 1949 September 1954
2 Ma Wenrui (马文瑞) September 1954 1966
post abolished
3 Luo Gan April 1988 December 1988
4 Ruan Chongwu December 1988 1989
5 Li Boyong (李伯勇) 1989 March 1993
Minister of Labour and Social Security
6 Zhang Zuoji March 1998 March 2003
7 Zheng Silin (郑斯林) March 2003 July 2005
8 Tian Chengping July 2005 March 2008
Human Resources and Social Security (Personnel and Labour)
Name Took office Left office
Minister of Labour and Personnel
1 Zhao Shouyi (赵守一) 1982 1985
2 Zhao Dongwan (赵东宛) 1985 April 1988
Minister of Human Resources and Social Security
3 Yin Weimin March 2008 Incumbent

References

  1. ^ http://english.gov.cn/2005-10/02/content_74185.htm
  2. ^ Beijing opens green super-ministry | The Australian
  3. ^ http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/skills/hrdr/publ/010.htm
  4. ^ China's parliament adopts government reshuffle plan
  5. ^ http://www.chinacsr.com/en/2008/11/19/3657-mohrss-to-take-measures-to-help-enterprises-and-stabilize-employment/

External links

  • Official website of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (Chinese)


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