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Employment Trail

Operating Plan for Employment Labor Bureau


Launching the Employment Labor Bureau to play a pivotal role in planning and carrying out a package of job policies focusing on actual working status

■ Goal

  • Create stable jobs for Seoul citizens
  • Improve working environment and workers' labor welfare
  • Securing enough power to execute planned labor policies

■ Scope of Work

Labor Policy Division

Scope of Main TasksDetails
Creating future jobs focused on the youth• Reorganizing the Employment Plus (+) Support Center
• Finding excellent small and medium companies and matching their new jobs with the youth
• Operating New Deal Jobs initiative
Setting up a job policy system• Setting up a lifelong job training system following life stages
• Operating Job skill training centers focused on futuristic job training
• Establishing a co-op system between the central and regional government to prepare enough numbers of the agencies for employment service
• Taking opinions on employment policies from citizens, experts, and related organizations
Launching Youth Job Team• Expanding services for employment to a tangible level
• Reorganizing measures for job support


Labor Policy Division

Scope of Main TasksDetails
Spread Seoul-type labor policy model• Creating decent jobs through reducing working hours
• Making policies acknowledged by the field
• Appointing more honorary labor ombudsmen
- Specialized counsel and help for vulnerable social groups
Launching Labor Protection Team• Securing labor rights and promoting labor welfare policies
• Analyzing working conditions and establishing a comprehensive support plan for workers’ mental health
• Announcing the guideline for securing workers’ mental health rights


Social Economy Division

Scope of Main TasksDetails
Support social economy organization• Supporting the stable operation of social economic organizations including social enterprises, village-level businesses, and cooperatives
• Increase in number of autonomous district social economic support centers from 6 units to 15 units
• Running a Social Economy Special Zone to solve regional problems and designating more prep special economic zone from 6 units to 12 units by 2018
• Expanding the volume of Social Finance and mitigating conditionality


Business Incubation Division

Scope of Main TasksDetails
Establishing infrastructure enough for start-ups• Developing Seoul Start-up Hub and offering one-stop total service by 2017
• Operating northeast region start-up center and Seoul global start-up support center
Creating start-up models with partnership of public and private sectors• Cooperating with non-governmental experts and start-up institutions to establish a new supporting model for start-ups
• Educational support for those who are planning to begin a start-up
• Invigorating investment through strengthening networks with investment companies