Sept 29, 2018 – Jon Christian – Futurism
Now automation is starting to eat into a new industry: food and hospitality. Workers are concerned — according to the New York Times, the labor union that represents Marriott International hotel workers is demanding measures that will protect staff from being replaced by robots.
May 29 2018 – Leslie Nemo – Futurism
Members of the city’s Culinary Workers Union voted last week to go on strike after June 1st, when their union contracts are set to expire at 34 different casino resorts. A big sticking point in the renegotiations? Contracts that protect them from being replaced by automation.
May 24 2018 – Erin Winick – Technology Review
Members of the Culinary Union, who work in many of the city’s biggest casinos, have voted to approve a strike unless a deal is reached soon.
Oct 6 2017 – Claire Martin – New York Times
Silicon Valley start-up Chowbotics created a robot that will make your salad.
Oct 6 2017 – CBInsights.com
Automation is coming after jobs, from fast food workers to accountants. This study shows which jobs are most at risk, given several different factors.