2nd Transnational Workshop Rome, 25/6/2019 FDV/CGIL, C.so d’Italia 25 (Sala “F. Santi”)

Digitization and restructuring in a comparative perspective: which role for the social dialogue  Workshop Minutes by  (Salvo Leonardi – FDV, Marine Franssen & Frédéric Naedenoen, LENTIC) The workshop held in Rome the 25th of June was the second transnational one of the EC funded project DIRESOC, after the one held in Madrid, last September. The discussion […]

Study on monitoring the application of the EU Quality Framework for anticipation of change and restructuring

ICF Consulting was appointed by DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion in July 2015 to undertake a study entitled “Monitoring application of the EU Quality Framework for anticipation of change and restructuring – VT/2015/036” issued under the Framework Contract “Provision of services related to evaluation, evaluative studies, analysis and research work, including support for impact […]

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 […]