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If you were fired, would you rather be replaced by a human or a robot? These workers have a surprising answer

The Brookings Institution estimate that 36 million Americans are working jobs with a “high exposure” to automation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 13th, 2019

Inside Shanghai"s robot bank: China opens world"s first human-free branch

‘Little Dragon’ can chat to customers, accept bank cards and check accounts. She joins a growing army of robot workers in China’s cities.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 14th, 2018

Ask HR: Can I be fired for attending a protest or speaking up publicly about politics?

Can I be fired for attending a protest, participating in political activities like a rally, or speaking out on my opinions on politics? Human resources expert offers an answer.   &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 3rd, 2018

Inside the futuristic restaurant, where a robot has replaced the bartender

At a wine bar in Prague, the bartender has been replaced by a robot. The restaurant is the latest business to replace human staffers with machines......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 29th, 2018

Inside the futuristic restaurant where a robot has replaced the bartender

At a wine bar in Prague, the bartender has been replaced by a robot. The restaurant is the latest business to replace human staffers with machines......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 29th, 2018

Robots have already mastered games like chess and Go. Now they’re coming for Jenga.

A newly released video from MIT shows a robot developed by the school’s engineers playing Jenga with surprising precision. Researchers say the the machine is on the verge of defeating its human competition......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 4th, 2019

FedEx reveals a package-delivering robot backed by Walmart, Target, and Lowe"s that can climb stairs, carry hot food, and replace human workers (FDX)

FedEx The Fed.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 27th, 2019

Workers fired from Google plan federal labor complaint

Four workers fired from Google last week are planning to file a federal labor complaint against the company, claiming it unfairly retaliated against them for organizing workers around social causes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2019

Google fires four employees for "clear and repeated violations" of its data security policies, apparently including one whose suspension inspired a protest at a Google office (GOOG, GOOGL)

Tyler Sonnemaker/Business Insider Google circulated a memo on Monday that informed its employees that it had fired four workers, for what the company said were "clear and repeated violations" of its policies around data security. The memo said that t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 25th, 2019

Google fires 4 employees, including staffer tied to protests

Google fired four employees for what the technology giant said were violations of its data-security policies, escalating tension between management and activist workers at a company once revered for its open corporate culture......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 25th, 2019

Deutsche Bank To Replace 18,000 Workers With Robots

Deutsche Bank To Replace 18,000 Workers With Robots Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Deutsche Bank plans 18,000 jobs cuts in robot strategy called "Operations 4.0". Ope.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 20th, 2019

United Auto Workers union unveils ethics reforms after U.S. corruption probe

The United Auto Workers (UAW) on Wednesday announced a series of ethics reforms in answer to a spreading U.S. federal corruption probe that has resulted in charges or convictions for a number of former leaders of the union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 13th, 2019

McDonald"s workers sue, claiming "systemic" sexual harassment

Steve Easterbrook was fired last week for a consensual relationship with an employee.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2019

McDonald"s workers sue over "systemic problem" of sexual harassment

Steve Easterbrook was fired last week for a consensual relationship with an employee.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2019

After CEO’s Ouster, McDonald’s Workers Sue Company Over ‘Systemic Problem’ of Sexual Harassment

Steve Easterbrook was fired last week for a consensual relationship with an employee McDonald’s workers in Michigan have filed a class action lawsuit that seeks to force .....»»

Category: topSource: timeNov 12th, 2019

The world"s largest cruise ship has a bar with robot bartenders. Here"s how my margarita compared to one made by a human.

Sophie-Claire Hoeller Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas is the world's largest cruise ship. It features .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

The Rise Of Robots Is Crippling Jobs In The Already Recessionary Auto Industry

The Rise Of Robots Is Crippling Jobs In The Already Recessionary Auto Industry It's no longer a question of "if" we're going to all eventually be replaced with robot overlords in the workplace, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 5th, 2019

WhatsApp says Israeli firm helped governments hack phones of reporters, human rights workers

WhatsApp alleged that the surveillance company NSO helped deliver malicious software through video calls, even if the targets did not pick up......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2019

WhatsApp accuses Israeli firm of helping governments hack phones of journalists, human rights workers

WhatsApp on Tuesday accused the Israeli surveillance company NSO of helping governments hack into the mobile devices of more than 100 people worldwide, including journalists and human rights workers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2019

General Motors fires three Flint UAW workers over violence, threats during strike

General Motors has fired three UAW workers at Flint Assembly Plant in Michigan for threats of violence during the strike as well as ac.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 28th, 2019

Non-traditional workers crucial to expanding the workforce

Workforce development is one of the most pressing problems facing employers today. Non-traditional workers, including millions of Americans with criminal records, may hold the answer, according to panelists at a September 13 discussion on the topi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2019