Republic of Croatia – Ministry of Labour and Pension System

The Ministry of Labour and Pension System of the Republic of Croatia is a central state administration body. It carries out administrative and other tasks related to: employment policy, employment relations; labour market and active employment policy; work retraining programs and programs for increasing employability; pension insurance system and policy, unemployment records and employment assistance; social partnership and relations with trade unions and employers’ associations in the field of labour relations, labour market and employment; labour status of Croatian nationals employed abroad and jobs related to their return and employment in the country; working status of foreign nationals employed in the Republic of Croatia; improvement of the system of protection at work; international cooperation in the field of labour and employment.

It participates in the preparation of programs and projects and implementation of projects from the European Union program and other forms of international assistance as well as performs tasks related to the participation of the Republic of Croatia in the work of the European Union bodies in the areas of its competence.