The Ministry of Social Security and Labor of the Republic of Lithuania (MSSL) forms a social security policy. Together with subordinate institutions, social partners and other interested organizations, it implements the work and social protection of every humanbeing and cares about its social welfare. The MSSL is responsible for social security and labor legislation, supports and coordinates national research in this area, and carries out the activities of institutions established by or assigned to it. The MSSL also sets out prospective tasks for Sodra.