Foreigner workers, ABNs and the deregulation of labour market by stealth

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As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find New Roles

Jobs at Amazon are changing but total jobs for humans across the economy are falling. What is the answer? Less hours? Universal Basic Income? Amazon is on the forefront of automation, finding new ways of getting robots to do the work once handled by human employees. Source: As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find

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Amazon Retail Threat Is Real To Woollies CEO | Interview by Peter Ryan ABC

Woolworths has posted a $1.5 billion full-year profit, but reported a loss for its troubled Big W retail chain. Chief executive Brad Banducci says Woolworths like other retailers is also watching the arrival of Amazon closely. Catherine Wood, chief executive of the US-based advisers Ark Invest focuses on nothing but disruptive innovation in America. Ms Wood spoke with the ABC’s Peter Ryan.

Driverless lorries could mean 600,000 lost jobs. It’s time we took a universal basic income seriously. | Evolve Politics

With trials for self-driving commercial lorries to take place in the UK within the next twelve months, the work days of thousands of Britain’s long-haul drivers may soon be numbered.Of course, these are only preliminary tests – it may well be a decade or more before driverless deliveries and long-distance haulage are an everyday reality. However,

The great unpaid super swindle | The Saturday Paper

  Employers are denying their workers almost $3 billion in unpaid superannuation each year, according to new estimates from the Australian Tax Office. The ATO believes employers have withheld $17 billion in super since 2009, and that the practice is becoming more widespread. The office has also admitted its own shortcomings in catching non-compliant businesses, revealing it