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LABR 1260: WORKING FOR A LIVING MARCH 30, 2020 The Future of Work
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Notice © 2020 Christopher Rigaux, all rights reserved. Students of LABR1260 are granted a limited license to copy and retain this document for study purposes. It may not be redistributed. Produced with union labour. LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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Housekeeping Essay: Was due this morning (barring extensions) Exam Prep: April 6 Take-home exam: April 22 April 29 LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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Housekeeping Term work extensions LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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Today’s 3 Questions LABR 1260 - The Future of Work How big of an impact will automation have in the coming decades?How will our economy respond to other potential crises?How would the proposed responses to these crises affect the role of waged work?
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Future of Work the Biggest 3 Questions LABR 1260 - The Future of Work How much change would be necessary to make a functional, sustainable economy for all?Will the economic relationship of work change?What is work going to look like?
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What is automation?What is automation?
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What is automation?Use of technology to replicate and replace tasks done by human workers LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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What is automation?
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Automation’s Impact What are the implications of automation? LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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Automation’s Impact Some outcomes: Job Losses Customer Backlash Downloading Work LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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Automation’s Impact Potential scope of automation: 1/3 to 2/3 of jobs could be automated in coming decades LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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Automation’s Impact Are these realistic or accurate? Dependent on numerous factors - predictions could easily be wrong More accurate: measure impact on tasks, not jobs What will public policy be? What will employer interest be? LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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An Uneven Impact Automation’s continued deployment: not evenly applied LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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An Uneven Impact Mid-to-late 20th-century automation often replaced heavy, difficult, or repetitive physical tasks LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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An Uneven Impact 21st century automation will likely have a bigger impact on automating interpersonal tasks LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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LABR 1260 - The Future of Work Data from Statistics Canada. (2018). Labour Force Survey. Table 14-10- 0355-01 . Retrieved from statcan.gc.ca.
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An Uneven Impact Who are the biggest targets? Workers with little power / precarious workers Expensive workers LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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Technology and Capitalism Is this impact new? Or a continuation of a longer trend? LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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Technology and Capitalism Technology and Capitalism: fundamentally interconnected LABR 1260 - The Future of Work
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