Automation Is Driving Job Creation & Higher Wages

by Kevin O'Neill

Over time automation has proven it increases human productivity, lowers costs, increases wages and creates good jobs.

Increases in productivity leads to increases in wages. Automation also creates jobs that are safer, less repetitive and have lower turnover which offer a better career path long term.

By lowering costs, automation increases demand, which in turn creates jobs. Automation also causes a ripple effect, lower costs creates new demand for products and more jobs.

Christopher Mims from the Wall Street Journal stated, “Evidence shows increased productivity leads to more wealth, cheaper goods, greater spending power and ultimately, more jobs.”

Learn more about how automation propels us forward and increases human productivity from MHI’s article.

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