Union bosses are yet to see this coming, but the more they agitate the more employers will consider replacing them with robots that don’t whine, don’t stop and don’t get tired.
Automation is stalking the workforce and ironically in high risk industries like forestry where OSH laws are becoming tiresome along with union lobbying.
In China the first zero-labour factory is now being built…this will herald the beginning of the end of unions and their workers.
A manufacturing hub in South China’s Guangdong province has begun constructing the city’s first zero-labor factory, a signal that the local authorities are bringing into effect its”robot assembling line” strategy.
Dongguan-based private company Everwin Precision Technology Ltd is pushing toward putting 1,000 robots in use in its first phase of the zero-labor project, China NationalRadio reported. It said the company has already put first 100 robots on the assembly line. Read more »