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Report: Coronavirus May Permanently Replace Human Jobs with Machines

The coronavirus pandemic could potentially see jobs for humans  permanently replaced with machines according to a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Jobs that are at risk of disappearing include retail salespersons, parking attendants, slaughterhouse workers, and toll collectors.

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

Washington Post: Migrant Labor Spreads Coronavirus

Low-wage migrant farm workers are spreading coronavirus through the southeast United States as they pick crops by hand, so the fix is more testing and medical care, not more labor-saving automation, according to the Washington Post.

FLORIDA CITY, FL - FEBRUARY 06: Workers fill a trailer with tomatoes as they harvest them in the fields of DiMare Farms on February 6, 2013 in Florida City, Florida. The United States government and Mexico reached a tentative agreement that would go into effect around March 4th, on cross-border …