Artificial Intelligence and workers’ rights

By Tony Burke, Campaign for Trade Union Freedom.

This article was originally published in the Morning Star.

The Trade Union Congress’s special task force report on Artificial Intelligence and Employment Rights Bill was launched at the TUC Congress House in London on April 18th. Comprising of the TUC, the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy at the University of Cambridge, unions academics and employment rights specialists the task force was set up to try to secure proper regulation of AI and algorithmic management in order to halt the UK’s tech sector from becoming the ‘wild west’ of the economy.

You can read the full report with the draft bill here.

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