Constant technological advancement is seen as a positive for some and a negative for others. That progression in the workplace is affecting people’s health due to fear of losing their jobs, according to a new study.
“County-level Job Automation Risk and Health: Evidence From the United States” is the third of a series of studies that looks into the potential effects of automation-related job losses from the last four years. The study of more than 3,000 U.S. counties was published in the journal Social Science & Medicine. It found that automation is causing people to have poor job security and is