Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers

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"Automation has always posed a risk to low-skilled jobs,

Automation is not only a risk to low-skilled jobs but can disrupt white collar jobs too.

but governments and business can determine how it impacts on workers," said Cindy Berman of the Ethical Trading Initiative, a group of unions, firms and charities promoting workers' rights.

A discussion which also takes place in the developed countries. Automation has been costing jobs since computers were used by private businesses. But old functions disappeared while new ones came up. Many jobs are in fact bs jobs so at the end workers will have to work shorter with a basic income for all.

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