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Amazon will retrain a third of its U.S. workforce by 2025

Amazon says it will spend $700 million to retrain 100,00 of its U.S. employees by 2025 as automation transforms the workplace and competition intensifies to recruit talent. Companies such as AT&T, Walmart, JPMorgan Chase and Company, and Accenture are also pursuing programs that prepare their workers for rapid digital transformation requiring high tech job skills. These…

U.S. workers’ pay stagnates, CEOs’ skyrocket

Storyline: Technologists now predict that automation and artificial intelligence will bring both benefits and stress to the future of work. Currently, the majority of new jobs in the U.S. are in the service industries like healthcare, hospitality, retail, and building services, and most pay mediocre wages. This is in contrast to the tech sector that…