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January 22, 2019

On This Day in 1826
Indian field hands at San Juan Capistrano mission refused to work, engaging in what was probably the first farm worker strike in California.
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~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr


Unions Face the Fight of Their Lives to Protect Workers
Updated On: May 09, 2018
May 9, 2018 | AUTOMATION | Sylvia Antuna is worried. The cook has worked at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for 18 years. But after some fellow cooks showed her a video of a restaurant in China that uses robots, she’s become concerned her job won’t be around much longer. “I said, ‘Oh my God, who would ever think we’d be replaced by robots?’” she told HuffPost. “The robots had actual hands making the food, and they actually had robot people taking the food to the tables.” Around 10 million U.S. jobs – especially service jobs such as cooks, cleaners and janitors – are at high risk of automation within the next five to 10 years alone, according to an October 2017 analysis. These are jobs that have traditionally benefitted from strong union support, and while unions are stepping up to address this challenge, in some places this is becoming an increasingly difficult task… Huffington Post
 
 
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