Chapter 13: Coordination rules and new forms of labour and reintegration
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The present labour market is characterised by globalisation, digitalisation and telework which causes friction with the existing social security law and labour law. Social law is indeed still based on the traditional idea of performing work within a stable framework. However, this classical standard is not adapted to the fluid society where persons also perform simultaneously work activities in different statuses (employee, self-employed, platform worker) and work(ed) in different EU countries. Rules on the priority of the employed activities on the self-employed activities for example or the exclusion of marginal and small activities in the insurance record are no longer compatible with our society. What could be the way forward to a - national and European - social law system which guarantees a good foundation with decent benefits for decent contributions?

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