The idea of working from home is suddenly on everyone’s lips. Even more than before, work is being differentiated in terms of whether it can be performed remotely or not, whether it is dangerous or not, whether workers are self-employed or not, or whether it is systemically relevant or not. State Secretary Björn Böhning from BMAS and WZB President Prof. Jutta Allmendinger discuss this new momentum in the working society.
Social media formats have already overtaken television as means of media consumption and opened up new audiences; job profiles such as “Social-Media-Manager” or “influencer” attest that the transformation is not only found in everyday life but can also be found in the working world.
On October 1st, 2019 Federal Minister Hubertus Heil launched the Nachtschicht [Night Shift], the new after-work-event held in the Policy Lab. The first topic of this monthly discussion series was the economy.
The Policy Lab Digital, Work & Society spent 6–8 May 2019 at re:publica 19, where more than 70 guests joined Policy Lab sessions to discuss, consider, argue about, and reflect on how the balance of power and collaborative relationships are evolving in the digital transformation.