Miscellaneous

With all the talk (and legislative initiatives) to increase minimum wages, expand paid leave, create new employee benefits and the like, we’re told that more small businesses may begin using robots where possible to cut down on labor costs. According to the Robotics Industries Association, almost 36,000 robots were shipped to the US, Canada and…

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Revenge ON the Machines

No, we didn’t use the wrong preposition, city officials in San Francisco are indeed targeting the machines, or more specifically those who use machines instead of employees. The idea of hitting employers that utilize technology and automation (read: robots) with additional taxes for making their businesses more efficient (at the cost of employee jobs) first…

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Revenge ON the Machines

No, we didn’t use the wrong preposition, city officials in San Francisco are indeed targeting the machines, or more specifically those who use machines instead of employees. The idea of hitting employers that utilize technology and automation (read: robots) with additional taxes for making their businesses more efficient (at the cost of employee jobs) first…

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