Job losses

Casualization and contract workers have become the norm, leading to low productivity, low wages, insecure tenure and no benefits. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint

Protect workers, not jobs

4 min read . 10 Jan 2018
There are optimists among entrepreneurs and academicians who have rightly pointed out that every technology-driven ‘revolution’ also has generated new jobs. Photo: iStockphoto

Fighting the bots for jobs

4 min read . 19 Dec 2017
Given the exponential growth of computing power and the far from exponential rise in job complexity, it seems inevitable that we will, at this rate, sooner than later, run out of jobs. Photo: Bloomberg

The robots are taking our jobs

4 min read . 15 Aug 2017
The labour bureau survey has reported a decline of 1.6 million jobs between 1 March 2014 and 1 July 2015.  Photo: AP