Today’s Labour Shortage? Cue the Robots

Today’s Labour Shortage? Cue the Robots

As semi-skilled jobs are automated, as at this German bakery, expect an hourglass shaped labour economy, favouring workers at the top and bottom of the skill scale. Last month, unemployment in Canada reached a record low of 5.2 per cent . Alongside low unemployment, many industries saw — and are still seeing — a worker shortage, with the number of job vacancies in Canada reaching 900,000 in January. Welcome to the Tyee’s 2021 Impact Report Curious about what our journalism accomplished and how we’re progressing? Dive in. Both of these things are good for workers, right?

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