AI and robots fuel new job displacement fears

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  • The big picture: An epic labor shortage is bedeviling employers, causing some to eye robots and AI as potentially cheaper than increasing wages.One promising solution: Amp up subsidized training programs for jobs that can't easily be done by robots or AI, and funnel potentially displaced workers into them.
  • ).Threat level: It seems clear that automation will continue to erode certain jobs, as it has already done in the manufacturing realm.
For all the handwringing over whether robots will replace human workers, ChatGPT and its ilk tools known as generative AI are shaping up to be a big employment threat too.Why it matters Robots te [+4290 chars]