A report of ETUC citing DIRESOC as a good example of good practice in terms of exchanging information and establishing expertiserI

When the ETUC started to discuss digitalisation issues, the debate was quite developed in some countries while in other countries there was no public debate at all. At the European level, the European Commission set the tone with its communications on ‘collaborative economy’ and ‘online platforms’, which were discussed in the European Parliament. The Commission […]

The platform economy and social law: Key issues in comparative perspective

The topic of the platform economy and its social effects has been the subject of ongoing academic interest and social debate for many years now. Despite the fact that numerous studies have been published, the subject remains difficult to grasp and contextualise due to a lack of accurate and reliable data – in particular in […]

Article on DIRESOC published in an academic journal

The increasing digitalisation of work poses unprecedented challenges to labor law, welfare systems and worker representation. In a scenario of uncertain occupational prospects, the old boundaries between industry and services fade, as well as those between subordination and autonomy in the employment relationship. The cognitive enrichment and the empowerment of certain occupations corresponds to the […]

Presentation of DIRESOC at an International Conference

    Last April, the first results of the Diresoc project (WP1) were introduced during the International interdisciplinary conference on HRM Congres in Goteborg by Pr. Ola Bergstrom (Sweden), Mr. Mohammad Ismail (Sweden), Pr. Vassil Kirov (Bulgaria) & Mr. Frédéric Naedenoen (Belgium).


DIRESOC project will launch an international survey in 8 countries about social dialogue and digitalisation. If you wish to know more and/or subscribe for participation, click here.

Trends of development of the postal sector till 2030

This project of the UNI Global Union /www.uniglobalunion.org/ aims at defining key factors impacting on the development of the postal sector in the next 12 years as well as define potential scenarios for it. See more on:190109_Scenario Handbook_Z_punkt_SDC-Postal-Sector-Trend Research (002)

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 […]