A World Economic Forum report [conducted by Burning Glass Technologies and Boston Consulting Group] presented at Davos suggests there will be a measurable gender disparity when it comes to jobs lost to automation… 1.4 million jobs in the United States will be disrupted or lost to automation and other factors between now and 2026. Of those, according to the World Economic Forum’s research, 57 percent will belong to women. “This is a worrying development at a time when the workplace gender gap is already widening and when women are under-represented in the areas of the labour market expected to grow most robustly in the coming years,” according to the authors of the report. Read more >>

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