Opinion: Employers can’t retrain the U.S. workforce by themselves

THE U.S. is experiencing a lack of skilled labor amid a tight labor market. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MARK KAUZLARICH
THE U.S. is experiencing a lack of skilled labor amid a tight labor market. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MARK KAUZLARICH
Regardless of industry, today’s workers are bound by a common anxiety: their jobs will one day be performed by robots. While the threat is more imminent for some than for others, nearly everyone will need new skills in order to succeed. Businesses should help workers prepare for the challenges posed by automation — but they can’t shoulder…

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