Europe is facing challenges in its labour market, some of them greater than in Asia and the US.
The ageing societies, the brain-drain, the skills mismatch in the labour market and the fast development of technologies are making it more difficult to anticipate the future of work and to respond to new demands.
Skilled labor and mobility are key factors for successful and vigorous growth
This all affects the European trade, growth and wellbeing of the people. Skilled labor and mobility are key factors for successful and vigorous growth in the EU. We must fight for the global talent and create new policies for making Europe world’s best place to work and live, to invest in and to do business.
The evolving sustainable digital economy is shifting parameters in working life.
The platform economy, new professions and skills needs, disappearance of set working place and time, as well as rapid disruption of businesses are challenging the boundaries of the labor market regulation.
Confederation of Finnish Industries' onepager on minimum wage (pdf)