"Don't break the odds of AI and digitization."

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Tomorrow's world of work must not be regulated to the letter. The ILO's proposals go to the wrong direction.

Thilo Brodtmann, Executive Director of the VDMA, comments the recommendations of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on the regulation of the future world of work:

"Unfortunately, the ILO experts sense dangers when it comes to the future of work. The opportunities associated with digitisation and artificial intelligence are largely overlooked.

"The opportunities associated with digitization and artificial intelligence are largely overlooked."

For example, there is no question that in the future workplaces will be less physically and mentally stressful or that modern means of communication will give people from poorer countries access to developed economic regions without having to emigrate. Instead, the ILO unilaterally advocates the regulation of a labour market that does not yet exist and of which no one knows what it will ultimately look like."