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Overview: Labour

Labour market policy

Basic income support for jobseekers

Skilled workers

Transformation of the world of work

Labour Law

Occupational Safety and Health

Social Affairs

Overview: Social Affairs

Social Insurance

Statutory accident insurance

Old-age security in Germany

Social Assistance

Socialcompensation law

Health Care

Participation and inclusion

Europe and the World

Overview: Europe and the World

Europe

Overview: Europe

Employment and social policy in the EU

Working in another EU country

EU external relations

Migration from third countries

European Funds

Overview: Europeean Funds

European Social Fund (ESF)

European Globalisation Fund (EGF)

Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD)

International

Overview: International

International Employment and Social Policy

Labour and Social Policy at the G7/G20 Levels

German G7 Presidency 2022

Corporate Social Responsibility

Twinning in Labour and Social Policy (Administrative partnerships)

Bilateral social security agreements outside the European Union

International Organisations

Services

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Contact

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Press

Overview: Press

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Green Paper Work 4.0

The Green Paper outlines main trends, important areas for action and key social issues concerning the world of work in the future.

With the dialogue process Work 4.0, which will continue up until the end of 2016, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has provided a framework for a dialogue, in part public and in part technical, about how society will work in the future. As a basis for the dialogue, Federal Minister Andrea Nahles presented the Green Paper 4.0 in Berlin on 22 April 2015. It outlines main trends, changes in values and important areas for action for the working society of the future. It contains a series of specific fundamental questions intended to initiate a broad dialogue. These questions will be addressed with the help of experts from research, social partners, associations and operational practice.

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