On Feb 17th 2014, Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan was upgraded as Ministry of Labor. Consequently, the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training was restructured as the Workforce Development Agency (WDA), under the Ministry of Labor, Executive Yuan. Based upon the guidelines of the “workforce development promotion”, WDA sets the national workforce development in three aspects, including “modify the talent cultivation mechanism to excel the industrial talent structure ",” strengthen talent training systems to promote competency update “and "tap overseas talent to make international connections". Through planning policies on “workface development”, economic development and competitiveness of our nation are improved to cater to the labor market among the world.
Workforce Development Innovation Center (WDIC) as an organization under WDA is in charge of workforce innovation issues to cater the policies and changing economic environment. Based on core values of Innovation, Profession and effectiveness, WDIC expects to benefit domestic industries and talents upgrade. To promote cooperation of government and NGO in social economy development and social enterprises, WDIC applies programs like Multi-Employment Promotion Program (MEPP) and Empowerment Employment Program (EEP) combining loans for entrepreneurs and subsidy for business innovation to support social enterprises and incubation of social innovative organizations and talents and to create more employment opportunities.
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