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New Technology Sparks More Worry for Black and Hispanic Workers

  • White and Asian workers see the most opportunity from new tech
  • All agree the federal government should lead on retraining
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Technology is definitely changing the workplace. Perspectives on whether that’s an opportunity or a threat depend a lot on racial identity, according to a new survey of 2,000 workers released Wednesday.

Black and Hispanic workers are more concerned about new technology in the workplace compared with white or Asian workers, according to the survey. They were also less likely to say they saw efficiency gains.