Social dialogue in digital age: a chance for Europe

  In the light of growing social and political inequalities, Europe is facing enormous challenges. EU institutions, member states, social partners and civil society actors share responsibility in shaping the digital revolution sustainably. To that end, codetermination, social partnership and inclusive leadership are more important than ever. They counteract the growing social divide, pool knowledge […]

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 […]

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 […]