First transnational workshop of the project DIRESOC

  The first transnational workshop of the Project DIRESOC was held in Madrid on September 18, with the participation of 40 people from academia, trade unions and business. The project is carried out by a research consortium coordinated by LENTIC- HEC University of Liège (Bélgium) and comprising the following partners: Association Travail Emploi Europe Société […]

This is what work will look like by 2030

    Explore the latest strategic trends, research and analysis Will technology kill jobs and exacerbate inequality, or usher in a utopia of more meaningful work and healthier societies? While it is impossible to know what tomorrow holds, research by global professional services company PwC explores four possible futures – or “worlds” – driven by the “mega […]

Addressing digital and technological change through social dialogue

Evidence from the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy and Spain reveals that social partners are closely involved in setting up national strategies to manage digital change in the world of work. Up to now, this has been a high-level affair and there are only a few collective agreements or company agreements on the issue in […]

Digitalisation and transnational social dialogue- a model for innovation?

CEC European Managers participates in a project on social dialogue in transnational companies and digitalisation. The project, running from January 2018 to June 2019, investigates how to facilitate the development of an economically and socially responsible social dialogue on digitalisation in European Works Councils. The effects of the digitalisation of the economy on work and employment […]

How banks are adapting to the digital revolution

  By Jeremy Burge Capital Group Equity Analyst The scope of change since the digital revolution began sweeping through society more than two decades ago has been astonishing. The Internet and social media have significantly altered the way we interact with friends, consume entertainment and travel the world. The effects on the business community have […]

ILO concerned about the future of social dialogue

  If social dialogue is to remain useful, it will have to adapt to changes in the labour market. New, atypical forms of work have blurred the lines of the employee-employer relationship. The representativeness of these relations is a key issue. EURACTIV.fr reports. According to the definition given by the International Labour Organisation, when successful, social […]

Shaping the future of work collectively

  Purely assessing job losses and gains is one way of looking at the impact of digitalisation on the workplace. Based on this assessment, you can only decide whether digitalisation is ‘good’ or ‘bad’. Increasingly, however, trade unions are realising that this amounts to gazing into a crystal ball, especially when they don’t know which […]

DIRESOC- Spain national report

 Social dialogue in Spain has played a fundamental role as a socio-economic governance mechanism since the country’s return to democracy in the second half of 1970s, both at tripartite and bipartite level. The evolution of social dialogue during the last decades, however, has been far from being linear. Thus, the tripartite social dialogue has undergone […]

Kick off meeting

The kick-off took place in Brussels on the 28th of March, 2018. The leaders of the WPs presented their plans for the fulfillment of the project’s tasks. Project’s actions before the 1st project meeting have been discussed and determined as contents and deadlines. For the WP1 – Literature review and experts interviews, the leader has […]