What Automation Could Mean for Ohio Valley Workers

Mar 11, 2019

On this West Virginia Morning, the Ohio Valley has seen its share of workplace disruption with job losses in manufacturing and energy sectors. But a recent report warns that thousands of the region’s service, transportation, office and warehouse jobs could also be at risk. This time the threat is a coming wave of automation. The Ohio Valley ReSource's Becca Schimmel explores what automation could mean and how the region might adapt.

Also on today's show, high schools across the state offer career and technical education to give students a leg up in their fields before graduating.  These programs can include skilled trades like welding, or shop classes, or even meat processing.  Corey Knollinger reports.

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