Published on 6th December 2018
The World Employment Confederation-Europe believes that Europe needs a new focus and strategy to adapt to the changing world of work, as labour laws, welfare systems and tax regimes have lagged behind. Social innovation is the approach needed to enable better lives by building sustainable and inclusive labour markets, strengthening employers’ performance and improving access to work, working conditions and employability of EU citizens.
In 2019, as the European Union renews its institutions, EU policymakers have the opportunity to embark on an agenda of social innovation. In its Vision Paper “Making Europe the best place to work”, the World Employment Confederation-Europe recommends the following policy actions to be implemented: