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The Future of Work: Myth, Reality, and What We Should Do About It

  • Institute for Research on Labor and Employment 2521 Channing Way Berkeley, CA 94704 (map)

Discussions about the future of work have focused on the idea that technology will soon reduce or alter the need for human labor in many occupations. Has this conventional narrative failed to focus on the key challenges facing workers today and in the future?

Join O-Lab and IRLE for a talk by Paul Osterman of MIT who will offer a perspective on these discussions and how they relate to addressing the challenge of a large low wage labor market.