Digitalisation of the Economy and its Impact on Labour Markets

81 Pages Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last revised: 17 Dec 2019

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Christophe Degryse

European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)

Date Written: February 10, 2016

Abstract

This working paper gives an overview of the new possibilities opened up by the 4th industrial revolution and tackles some specific questions in relation to its effects on the labour market, including on the status of employees, on working conditions and on training. It examines the role that trade unions can play in the digital economy and the main initiatives already proposed at European trade union level in this context.

Keywords: digitalisation; labour market; working conditions; training; trade union role; economic implication; employment

Suggested Citation

Degryse, Christophe, Digitalisation of the Economy and its Impact on Labour Markets (February 10, 2016). ETUI Research Paper - Working Paper 2016.02. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2730550 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2730550

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European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) ( email )

B-1210 Brussels
Belgium

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