23 Mar 2018

Insight: New tech won't cause mass job losses in NZ - study

From Morning Report, 8:52 am on 23 March 2018

Automation and artificial intelligence may not cause the mass unemployment that is often predicted, according to new research shared with RNZ Insight.

The study by the AI Forum says many workers will lose their jobs due to technological change, but it suggests new types of employment and government support, mean most people should be able to adapt. But it does warn some individuals could struggle.

For the full story, tune in to RNZ Insight on Sunday after 8am.