Action to increase the pay and status of caring jobs and other low-paid key worker roles that are less likely to be automated

The government isnt focusing on the double impact and that means inequality is likely to grow and theres a serious risk of long-term unemployment, she said.

The commission called for urgent action, including:

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The Commission on Workers and Technology said sectors such as retail and hospitality are being hit twice – first by furlough, then automation.

Of those, 70% are women and 99% do not have degrees. The 16-24 age group are more than eight times as likely to be in these high-risk jobs, the ONS said.

The Commission on Workers and Technology was established in August 2018 by the union Community and the Fabian Society, and included experts from the technology and business sectors.

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But the pace of technological change, accelerated by the pandemic, meant we cannot afford to wait that long this time. We need to start preparing for the future now.

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Next year they are more likely to find their jobs have been replaced by technology as Covid accelerates automation.

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Commission chairwoman, Labour MP Yvette Cooper, said the rewards of new technologies wont be evenly shared.

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During spring lockdown, 42% of those in the lowest pay grades were furloughed, lost their job or had hours cut, compared to 15% on highest pay.

Many of the jobs put on hold by public health measures are unlikely to come back, and job opportunities for many low paid people already made redundant are in decline.

The report also says Job Centres are not equipped to deal with re-training millions of unemployed for the new world of work.

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The report said that 5.6 million of the 9.6 million furloughed workers were in sectors at the highest risk of automation, Some 3.1 million workers were in the most vulnerable fields of hospitality, retail and the motor trade.

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