KLI conducts policy-oriented research on a wide range of labor issues, including employment and wages, human resources development, industrial relations, and industrial health and safety. Its overall mission is to contribute to improving living standards by conducting humanistic research; undertake scientific research based on neutrality and objectivity; promote social dialogue and high-quality industrial relations throughout the nation; and suggest labor and social policy directions for the 21st century. Since the financial crisis in late 1997, KLI has contributed to formulating policies that combat soaring unemployment and promote workers' welfare.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: Other entities
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A Leader(s) (2021): Deok Soon Hwang
Leader gender: Male