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Ministro del trabajo
He was born in Bogotá, in 1951, Luis Eduardo Garzón began law studies at the Libre University of Colombia, in Bogotá, and began his working life as a clerk in the first petroleum company of Colombia, Ecopetrol, where he joined the Workers' Trade Union (USO), of which he became President. He was later elected the first President of the Confederation of Workers of Colombia (CUT). In the local elections of 2003, he was elected Mayor of Bogotá by the Polo Democrático Alternativo Party. As capital's Mayor (2004-2007), developed the Bogotá without Hunger program.

In 2007 The Cooperativa University of Colombia granted the title of Honorary Sociologist. Since 2010, Luis Eduardo Garzón, performed as spokesman for the Partido Verde and in September 2012, was appointed by The President Juan Manuel Santos as Minister Counselor for Social Dialogue, in his first government.



Formulate, adopt and direct the public policy for work to help improve the quality of life of all Colombians to guarantee the right to a decent job by identifying, formalizing and implementing strategies of employment generation; respecting the fundamental rights of work and promoting a social dialogue and assurance for old age.


By 2014 the working sector will count on the fulfillment of goals and the commitments in the National Development Plan, for the generation of a stable employment, labor formalization, and protection for unemployment, training for workers, and a sustainable pension system which is universal and equitable.
Related Bodies


The National Apprenticeship Service (SENA) is responsible for fulfilling its role for the State to invest in the social and technical development of Colombian workers by providing and running free Comprehensive Training for the incorporation and development of people in productive activities that contribute to the social, economic and technological development.
For more information visit: www.sena.edu.co


Colombian Pension Administrator, COLPENSIONES is an Industrial and Commercial State financial institution organized as a special character, under the Ministry of Labour, which has as a main concern the administration of the Average Premium with Defined benefit, special benefit assigned by the laws and System Management Economic Benefits Savings program

COLPENSIONES has the tools to professionally manage the resources of our members and pensioners. Our aim is to help Colombians build their future and retirement plans responsibly.
For more information visit: http://www.colpensiones.gov.co/web/


The Special Administrative Unit Solidarity Organizations is the new entity created by the President under the special powers granted by Congress to restructure the state entity that assumes the functions of DANSOCIAL for promotion, the promotion and strengthening of solidarity organizations in Colombia (cooperatives, mutual funds, employees, mutual societies, voluntary groups, associations, corporations, foundations and community organizations).
For more information visit: http://www.dansocial.gov.co/
Basic Data


Headquarters of the Ministry
Address: Carrera 14 No. 99-33 Floors 6, 7, 10, 11, 12 & 13 CONMUTADOR: Ext.1260
PBX numbers: (57-1) 4893900 & (57-1) 4893100
Nit: 830115226-3


Citizen Service Headquarters:
Call Center: 018000513100 URL: www.mintrabajo.gov.co/contactenos.html
Address: Carrera 7 No. 32-63 Floor 1 Phone: (57-1) 4893900 Opc. 2

Unidad Administrativa Especial del Servicio  Público de Empleo
Organizaciones Solidarias
Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje SENA
Colpensiones - Administradora Colombiana de Pensiones
Superintendencia del Subsidio Familiar
Herramienta del Gobierno Nacional para el control y la participación ciudadana.
Colombia Compra Eficiente
Presidencia, Colombia, Unidad, Prosperidad
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