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Christophe Degryse on platform economy, social rights and collective bargaining (video)

Christophe Degryse attended a conference on the new labour rights at the Chambre des Salariés in Luxembourg on 7 November 2019.

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Six scenarios for the future of work in the digital economy

Scenario 1

In January 2018 six scenarios on the future of the world of work were published. They have been elaborated by the researchers and experts who participated in the seminar of June 28, 2017, and discussed by the union leaders at the November 2017 seminar (see other news below).

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Conference Sharers and Workers

“Starting a European Dialogue on the Platform Economy”: it was the main aim of this conference held in Brussels on 23 January 2018. Co-organised by the ETUI, the ETUC, IRES, ASTREES and Sharers and Workers, this conference gathered more than 130 people from platform economy, trade unions, research centers in order to freely discuss new ways to work together to shape the digital economy and make it financially sustainable, technically innovative and socially responsible.

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Work in the digital economy in 2030: From research to action

On 8 November 2017, the Foresight Unit organized its second seminar dedicated to the future of the world of work in the digital economy, in close collaboration with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC). This meeting, intended primarily for trade union leaders affiliated to the ETUC, was an opportunity to present the work done during the seminar of June 2017 (see other news).

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Work in the digital economy in 2030

On 20 and 21 June 2017, the ETUI Foresight Unit organised its first prospective seminar on the theme "Work in the digital economy in 2030". For two days, some twenty researchers, mainly academics but also from trade unions, from different countries of the European Union and experts in the fields of digitisation of the economy met in Brussels, at ETUI's premises, to discuss and debate possible scenarios.

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