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National Interests: Priorities and Security

Transformation of labor relations in the digital economy: New challenges and development prospects

Vol. 18, Iss. 8, AUGUST 2022

Received: 16 May 2022

Received in revised form: 27 June 2022

Accepted: 7 July 2022

Available online: 15 August 2022


JEL Classification: J01, J21, J60

Pages: 1452–1467


Ol'ga V. ZONOVA T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University (KuzSTU), Kemerovo, Russian Federation


Oksana B. SHEVELEVA T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University (KuzSTU), Kemerovo, Russian Federation


Subject. This article analyzes the processes of digital transformation and the risks and opportunities associated with them.
Objectives. The article aims to investigate the problems of social and labor relations and determine the list of subject areas for the formation of general professional competencies of employees.
Methods. For the study, we used a logical analysis.
Results. The article finds that the transformation of social and labor relations in the context of digitalization is significantly manifested in a change in the forms of employment.
Conclusions. The transition to short-term employment contracts, the spread of irregular and unstable employment entails a reduction in social guarantees. In the context of the widespread use of digital technologies, a modern employee should master a certain set of general professional competencies in many areas.

Keywords: transformation, digitalization, labor, competencies, risks


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