The changing nature of work in Canada amid recent advances in automation technology / by Kristyn Frank, Zhe Yang and Marc Frenette.: CS36-28-0001/2021-1-4E-PDF

"Rapid developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning have raised questions about the future of work in recent years. Debates have focused primarily on the possibility of job loss resulting from automation technology, with less attention given to how automation may change the nature of workers’ jobs. This study investigates the changing nature of work in Canada by employing a task-based approach. First, changes in the importance of 16 work tasks between 2011 and 2018 were examined, providing an indication of which tasks may be more susceptible to change because of the increased integration of automation technology into the workplace. Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) and Occupational Information Network (O*NET) data from the U.S. Department of Labor were used for this part of the analysis "--Abstract, page 1.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada, issuing body.
Title The changing nature of work in Canada amid recent advances in automation technology / by Kristyn Frank, Zhe Yang and Marc Frenette.
Series title Economic and social reports
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) "Release date: January 27, 2021."
Caption title.
Issued also in HTML format.
At head of title: Research article.
Issued also in French under title: L’évolution de la nature du travail au Canada dans le contexte des progrès récents en technologie de l’automatisation.
Includes bibliographical references (page 24-25).
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Statistics Canada = Statistique Canada, 2021.
©2021
Author / Contributor Frank, Kristyn, 1978- author.
Description 1 online resource (25 pages) : charts.
Catalogue number
  • CS36-28-0001/2021-1-4E-PDF
Departmental catalogue number 36-28-0001
Subject terms Employees -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Canada -- Statistics.
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