Professor of Labour and Globalisation at Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire
Ursula Huws is a Professor of Labour and Globalisation at Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire, and editor of the journal Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation. She has been carrying out research into the economic and social impacts of technological change, the restructuring of employment and the changing international division of labour for decades. Her current research focus is on the gig economy and its implications for welfare reform and labour policy.
Human labour is also used in warehouses, with workers instructed via headsets where to run, with every action timed and monitored. A visitor from another planet watching them at work might think that humans are servants of the technology, rather than technology serving the people.
25/01/2017 15:52 GMT
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