Michael Freytag

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Economy & Jobs 01-07-2019

What’s next for the new European Commission?

The EU’s challenge in the field of employment and social policies is to make Europe the best place to work. The private employment industry believes that it does not take new rules or directives but rather more mutual learning… and a touch of social innovation.
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Economy & Jobs 11-04-2019

Europe’s future of work requires new safety nets

How, where and when we work is changing rapidly. There are now many diverse forms of work. In addition to the challenges that this new world of work brings to our existing systems of labour legislation, lifelong learning, taxation and collective bargaining, its impact on our social protection systems is of particular concern, writes Michael Freytag.
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Economy & Jobs 18-09-2018

Why we need to create a level playing field for new forms of work

Technological progress has enabled new forms of work that offer diversity, adaptability and novel methods of labour market participation, but it is also presenting some challenges. Michael Freytag explains the implications and challenges.
Euro & Finance 12-07-2016

Single market strategy can be a key driver for competitiveness, growth and job creation

The holistic approach laid out in the Commission’s Communication Upgrading the Single market: more opportunities for people and business, is a step in the right direction to maximise the benefits of the single market, argues Michael Freytag.

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