The Ministry of Labour and Social Security (Turkish: Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı) is a government ministry office of the Republic of Turkey, responsible for labour and social security affairs in Turkey. The ministry is headed by Vedat Bilgin.
|Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı|
|Formed||22 June 1945|
|Annual budget||49.855.256.000 Turkish lira (2017)|
Initially, the ministry was formed as the Office of Labour and Labourers within the Ministry of Economy upon Act of Parliament No. 2450, which came into force on 27 May 1934. As a governmental ministry, it was established on June 22, 1945 with the Act of Parliament No. 4763.
In 1983, the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Social Security were merged into the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. In 2018, the ministry was merged with the Ministry of Family and Social Policy. This merger was undone in 2021, making the Labour and Social Security related tasks headed by a separate minister again.
- "Çalışma, Sosyal Hizmetler ve Aile Bakanlığı'nın ismi değişti".
- Office of the President of Turkey (10 July 2018). "Cumhurbaşkanlığı Teşkilatı Hakkında Cumhurbaşkanlığı Kararnamesi (Kararname Numarası: 1)" (PDF). T.C. Resmî Gazete. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
- "Turkey announces new trade, family, labour ministers". TRT World. 21 April 2021. Retrieved 24 April 2021.
- Official website (in Turkish)