Will robots take your job? Quarter of American workers are at risk


Nine nine hundred one robots will one day replace a quarter of US jobs currently held by humans. That's according to a new Brookings Institution report. The report says roughly thirty six million Americans hold jobs with high exposure to automation, meaning at least seventy percent of their tasks could soon be performed by machines using current technology. Among those most likely to be affected are cooks waiters and others in food services. Short haul truck drivers and clerical office workers many economists find that automation might actually have an overall positive effect on the labour market, it can create economic growth, reduced prices and increased demand while also creating new jobs that make up for those that

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