The recent influx of robots into American factories has had a lasting impact on employment in the United States. Each robot added to a factory decreases the workforce in the immediate area by 6.2 workers. Researchers estimate that for every one robot per thousands workers, the employment rate fell by 0.2 to 0.3 percentage points and wages also fell by 0.25 to 0.5 percent. As a result, many have come to question the helpfulness of robots within the workplace. Because robots decrease employment and wages, workers have become outraged at their effects on job security. The only positions, which has yet to suffer the decreasing in employment, are restricted to management. This is only due to the inability of robots to understand the emotional intelligence and leadership needed in the workplace. Although these trends are more widespread in blue-collar work, there were still smaller effects on employment and wages in business services and retail as well. Robots are able to
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