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Council of the
Working World

Client

BMAS

Year

ongoing

Partner

IW Cologne, IAQ


In January 2020, Hubertus Heil, then Federal Minister for Labour and Social Affairs, presented the “Council of the Working World.” Since then, the committee deals with the changes in the working world that are shaping the lives of the 42 million dependent employees in Germany. Once a year, the council will publish a report on the working world.

Prognos expert leads office

The Council of the Working World is supported in its many tasks by an office. Prognos expert Kristina Stegner heads this office, which is made up of Prognos, IW Köln, and IAQ.

The council’s work consists of two pillars: an annual Working World Report to act as a reference document for the occupational and labour policy actors, as well as a Working World internet portal, where selected data and indicators on the occupational world of work are to be published.

Considering new forms of acquisition and business models, the aim is to systematically examine operational change processes. These are discussed with a view to overarching trends (such as digitalisation, change in values, etc.).

Finally, the impact on employees is recorded as specifically as possible. On the basis of this, the council then develops policy and operational recommendations. The council has the consortium of Prognos, the IW Cologne and the IAQ, at its disposal to offer support in all organisational matters and for the preparation of all technical bases for decision-making.

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