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The Irish Government asked the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) to examine the specific issue of the vulnerability for workers, firms and sectors caused by the transition to a low-carbon and more digital, automated future, and to provide recommendations. The Council has done so and sets out its findings and suggestions in its Report No.149 Addressing Employment Vulnerability as Part of a Just Transition in Ireland. In that report, the Council inter alia sets out the drivers of the Government’s response to the employment vulnerability created by transitions. This is in the context of a broader vision and a commitment to a high-quality jobs economy. The three key drivers are:
The Council believes that lifelong learning, training and education, effective support for viable but vulnerable companies, and ensuring that funding has the greatest possible local impact must be the priority for government as part of making sure the transition to a low-carbon and digital Ireland is just.
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