Digitalisation requires national reforms that support new concepts of work organisation. Agile labour markets are indeed more resilient and will help bolster employment creation in a European digital economy. After the 2019 EU elections, Ceemet has a closer look at this policy area following the publication of the 10 Point Plan.
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A new European Parliament has been elected and a new European Commission has been installed. With policy priorities being defined by the latter, the 10 Point Plan for a competitive industry sustaining social Europe - Why Europe needs industry, and why industry needs Europe even more requires more context to its points. This flyer has a closer look at Point 6 Agile Labour Markets, identifies areas that require action and cases of what would boost industry to the benefit of the EU.
Realise that digitalisation is more than broadband and interconnectivity.
Prepare the ground to shape digitalisation by promoting reform of national labour markets into agile labour markets.
Reduce the burden on companies in social policy while maintaining employee protection.