Robots won’t steal your jobs, but that fear may be contributing to stagnant wages, Deloitte says

Source: The Guardian – Artificial intelligence

Economist says worries about mass unemployment are misplaced and workers are more concerned about technology than they should be

Robots will not steal workers’ jobs nor suppress pay, but fear of automation may be contributing to stagnant wages, according to Deloitte Access Economics.

At the National Press Club on Wednesday, Deloitte partner Chris Richardson will argue that improving technology is shifting the mix of skills in demand with employers but fears of mass unemployment are “entirely misplaced”.

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