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Ideas on the future of work and for a modern welfare state

How do people in Germany envisage the future of work? What do they expect in terms of their working lives? What kind of social protection do they want?

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  • Version September 2020

Almost 1,000 members of the public and practitioners discussed key labour market and social-policy challenges in local forums and expert dialogues. In the second phase, experts from the academic community and associations expressed their views on the proposals raised in the discussions. The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs combined those ideas with its own reflections on shaping the world of work and the welfare state in future and developed new guiding principles for the way ahead.