Digitalisation of the Economy and its Impact on Labour Markets
81 Pages Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last revised: 17 Dec 2019
Date Written: February 10, 2016
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
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