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UnPacked Shorts – Could automation lead to labour shortages?

The “Make America Great Again” baseball cap is in fact a trucker hat… Trump knew exactly what he was doing when he chose it – in most American States trucking is the most common profession. And yet there’s now a shortage in truckers.

In this UnPacked short, Peter Franklin, Charlotte Pickles and Sally Chatterton discuss whether the prospect of automation is leading to labour shortages and what, if anything, can be done about it.

Read the UnPacked behind the short here.