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Congressional Briefing on Automation and the Workforce
November 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This briefing took place Monday, November 13, at 10:00 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2045, Washington DC. The conversation was moderated by Dane Kennedy of the National History Center.
Robots and other rapidly developing technologies have raised new fears about the future of work. Yet this is not the first time that technological innovations have transformed how we make a living. What can the past tell us about the impact of automation on employment?