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USA: McKinsey report shows that African American workers will be disproportionately affected by automation

Building on a previous report regarding the effect of automation on the American workforce, McKinsley & Company released a report in October 2019 showing the effect of automation on African American workers. This research suggests that African American workers will be disproportionately affected by automation due to being over represented in jobs that are the most at risk for displacement. The report suggest multiple solutions and actions to help close the wage-gap and anticipated disproportionate effects of automation on African American workers including better access to quality education, growth of local economies, and dedicating resources to helping workers transition.