News of the G7 plan, though included in the leaders’ 36-page communique 14 June, got buried in the international media scrum around other issues at the summit, from Ukraine to abortion rights.

“We will launch an action plan on the use of AI in the world of work,” the G7 statement said on page 21. The plan will envisage “concrete actions to fully leverage the potential of AI to enable decent work and workers’ rights and full access to adequate reskilling and upskilling, while addressing potential challenges and risks to our labour markets.”