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Don’t Ignore Blue-Collar Workers In Digital Push

Daily Gleaner - Jamaica

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Dr Kala Fleming, chief executive officer at Diaspora AI, says technology and digital transformation have less impact when it ignores large segments of society such as blue-collar workers.

A blue-collar worker is a class of person who performs manual labour and who may also be involved in carrying out skilled or unskilled labour in several key areas to include, but is not limited to, manufacturing, mining, plumbing, farming, landscaping, construction, and maintenance.

Fleming said that digital technology would have no real meaning if it is not being used to enhance the blue-collar sectors of individual countries with the potential of having a workforce of technologically smarter individuals.

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