What Will Robots Do to the Minimum Wage?

There have been many arguments about raising the minimum wage in the US. While I think fixing our monetary policy would probably do more for low-income workers, it seems there’s one factor in this debate that hasn’t been much discussed: robots. The fact is that robotics have almost gotten to the point where machines can do most minimum wage jobs. Flipping burgers, taking orders, cleaning, organizing merchandise, data entry, and so many more minimum wage jobs are just barely out of the reach Read more […]