Unions call for more workplace control of automation in Scotland



Workers must be involved in how automation is introduced to avoid potentially severe consequences for them, according to a new report.
The Scottish Government and Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) study found that there are positives and negatives to automation.
It argues that while there is “nothing remarkable” about the replacement of workers by new technologies, the consequences for affected workers have been “at times severe”.
It also points to the ways that new technologies are “transforming - for good and bad - the way the workplace is experienced”.
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16 April 2018 in Politics, Views: 151
Source: Scotsman
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