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A digital Europe can be a better Europe – a Europe in which growth brings higher quality jobs and promotes more social justice. But targeted and balanced policies are needed to tap into the economic and social potentials the digital revolution entails.
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New book on employment prospects and working conditions in Europe in the digital age

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Digital economy has been a rapidly expanding topic of discussion in the European policy arena, especially after the European Commission put forward the Digital Single Market Agenda in May 2015. The digitalisation of our economies and labour markets influences all aspects of our life. Promoting a digital strategy could potentially bring substantial economic benefits for…

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ETNO ThinkDigital interview with UNI Europa Head of EU Affairs – Embracing the Digital Economy and the changes it brings

Thursday 30 June 2016

UNI Europa’s Head of EU Affairs, Christina Colclough was interviewed by #ThinkDigital, the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association’s blog. “We need to look at the Digital Economy and everything it brings with it in terms of potential and challenges, of new business models, of changing customer behaviour, but also in terms of actually making our…

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Industry 4.0 – what does it mean for workers?

Wednesday 29 June 2016

How will technological developments impact the core nature of our work? It is an age-old question stretching back to the first industrial revolution when humans abandoned hand tools and employed steam and water to power advanced new machines. As we enter what is widely accepted as mankind’s fourth industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0, the…

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There is always a BUT with Amazon

Tuesday 28 June 2016

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘Amazon’? That’s the question UNI Europa’s Christina Colclough asked the audience as she opened the panel debate on Amazon and the ‘amazonisation’ of our economies. The debate was part of an ETUI-ETUC conference on shaping the new world of work, taking place in Brussels. Most…

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