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  1. September 2, 2020

    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?

  2. July 1, 2020

    The Fed­er­al Min­istry of Labour and So­cial Af­fairs’ The­mat­ic Read­er

    What are the reasons that we Europeans should make a commitment to a union of strong welfare states? How can the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights be implemented at EU level? And what regulations do we need to ensure that all jobs in the EU are good jobs at a time when digital technologies are transforming the world of work?

  3. February 1, 2020

    Eu­rope at a glance

    The small publication gives an overview of the participation of the European states in the EU, the Euro, NATO and the ESF. (Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, July 2017)

  4. January 29, 2020

    ESF pro­gramme brochure: The Eu­ro­pean So­cial Fund - Fund­ing pe­ri­od 2014-2020

    This brochure is intended for all those who want to actively shape work in Germany - in politics, economy and society. But also to for all those who want to know how the ESF helps people to start tackling their own future.

  5. January 9, 2020

    The Eu­ro­pean So­cial Fund in Ger­many 2014-2020

    The Flyer gives an overview of the functioning and role of the European Social Fund in Germany.

  6. January 1, 2020

    So­cial Se­cu­ri­ty at a Glance (en­glisch)

    The brochure gives a comprehensive overview of the Social Security system in the Federal Republic of Germany.

  7. October 9, 2019

    Wil­helm­straße 49 - A build­ing in Berlin with a his­to­ry

    This booklet provides an outline of the chequered history of the Berlin offices the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

  8. September 2, 2019

    “New Work – New Se­cu­ri­ty” Di­a­logue – eight pro­pos­als on key chal­lenges of the fu­ture of work

    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?

  9. July 27, 2019

    Co-De­ter­mi­na­tion 2019

    The co-determination laws guarantee that workers have a say in the terms and conditions of employment and in the economic planning and decision-making of the company.

  10. July 1, 2018

    In­ter­im re­port on the Na­tion­al Ac­tion Plan for the UN Con­ven­tion on the Rights of Per­sons with Dis­abil­i­ties

    The report aims to inform the Steering Group composed of the heads of the Directorates-General responsible for the Focal Points in the individual federal ministries about the implementation of the measures contained in the National Action Plan 2.0 (NAP 2.0).

  11. May 1, 2018

    Overview of the Min­istry's struc­ture and re­spon­si­bil­i­ties

    Flyer about the structure and the responsibilities of the BMAS

  12. January 20, 2018

    60 years of the Eu­ro­pean So­cial Fund - In­vest­ing in peo­ple

    The European Social Fund (ESF) celebrated 2017 its 60th birthday. It was created on 25 March 1957 together with the Treaties of Rome. This brochure informs in German and in English about the history of the ESF and presents the different funding periods.

  13. December 19, 2017

    The Coun­tries of Eu­rope

    The publication compares the political systems and social services of European countries.

  14. August 8, 2017

    2017 Progress Re­port on the Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment's Skilled Labour Con­cept

    The fourth progress report 2017 takes stock of what we have achieved so far on our way to securing skilled labour. It discovers the milestones we have already reached and gives an outlook on where we need to step up our efforts.

  15. August 8, 2017

    Skill and vo­ca­tion­al de­vel­op­ment needs over the pe­ri­od to 2030

    Matching supply and demand in the labour market in times of structural change will be the key challenge for economic and labour-market policy. To make sure that the German economy will remain successful in the future and that everyone will take a share of our prosperity, skilled workers need the right skills and qualifications.

  16. March 23, 2017

    White Pa­per Work 4.0

    This discussion draft of a White Paper on Work 4.0 is the culmination of a dialogue process which the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs launched in April 2015 with the publication of a Green Paper.

  17. June 11, 2015

    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.

  18. March 1, 2015

    The ed­u­ca­tion­al pack­age - brochure

    The Federal Government's Old-age security report is compiled every four years and reports on the different pension systems, the income situation of today's pensioners, the uptake of additional private retirement provision and the future pension level.