A German trade union has developed a ‘compass’ to help works councils frame digitalisation in workers’ interests.
Thorben Albrecht and Detlef Gerst
Thorben Albrecht is policy director at IG Metall. He was a member of the Global Commission on the Future of Work established by the ILO and a state secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs from 2014 to 2018. Detlef Gerst is head of the ‘future of work’ department in IG Metall. Previously he worked as a social scientist for the Sociological Research Institute at the University of Göttingen.