Digital technologies are increasingly present in our everyday lives, the sector provide work to 2.2 million European workers and could potentially generate an additional 210,000 new jobs by 2022. Electronic equipment and software exist as stand-alone devices, in the form of mobile telephones and tablets, computers, telecommunications equipment or home entertainment systems. They are also hidden, embedded in an increasing number of industrial products. In many of our industries, digital technologies have become an essential factor for companies to survive and to thrive in global markets. European industry will only survive if it is able to successfully integrate digital technologies, in its products and its processes.
IndustriAll Europe’s identified 5 Top recommendations for the ICT sector (leaflet) and runs several activities to ensure European coordination. Through sectoral committee and participation in social dialogue at European level, industriAll Europe negotiates agreements to improve worker's conditions.