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WHAT'S NEXT?: AI will replace 16% of jobs over the next decade. A billion people will enter the job market over the next ten years.

  • [New] The largest U.S. automaker plans to make changes in its supply chain as it works to address the continuing semiconductor chip crisis that has forced significant production cuts. Reuters
  • [New] As the first pre-production F-150 Lightning trucks roll out of Ford's new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center and demand soars for the all-electric truck, Ford today said it will increase investment and add jobs to boost production. Jackson Diehl
  • [New] According to ExxonMobil, wide-scale CCS deployment in the Houston area could generate tens of thousands of new jobs, protect current jobs and reduce emissions at a lower cost to society than many other widely available technologies. Natural Gas Intelligence
  • [New] At the Youth Summit, several companies and organizations will pledge job opportunities for youth across the Caribbean for the next three years. Nestle
  • [New] What seems beyond doubt is that the EU legislative process will work its way towards the first major regulation of AI systems globally, and that any company seeking to do business in or with the EU will have to comply. Global IP & Technology Law Blog
  • [New] At Rolls Royce in Derby, approximately 100 jobs are expected to be sustained through the contract for the development of the Nuclear Steam Raising Plant and the production arrangements. GOV.UK
  • [New] The Biden administration will extend the open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act by 30 days, giving people more time to sign up for coverage as the worsening Covid-19 pandemic contributes to upheaval in the job market where many get health insurance. WSJ
  • [New] US working natural gas in storage rose more than the market expected for the second consecutive week as demand in the South Central region fell more than anticipated. S&P Global Platts
  • [New] No doubt, aspects of the fit-out are not directly linked to insider knowledge on nuclear propulsion secrets, so there will be a considerable portion of the work that could be done in Australia. The Conversation
  • [New] The growth of Stripe's Dublin engineering hub will serve to further embed Ireland as a recognised global software leader, and the hundreds of new jobs being created will make a significant contribution to the national economy.
  • [New] Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it will spend an additional $250 million and add 450 new jobs in southeast Michigan to double production of its upcoming F-150 Lightning EV pickup. Automotive News
  • [New] In the United Kingdom, 69% of people surveyed forecast outsourcing providers to work as systems integrators. Mordor Intelligence
  • [New] The EU will promote decent work and respect of international labour standards of the ILO, with a view to eliminate child labour and forced labour in global supply chains. eeas Europa
  • [New] Beijing has seen over the past few months that Australia will not back down, and the threats of economic retaliation and pressure simply will not work. Australian Financial Review
  • [New] The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is creating rules that will require private-sector employers with at least 100 workers to either require vaccination or regular testing. MarketWatch
  • [New] The YouthADAPT Challenge will unleash the entrepreneurial drive and capacities of African youth to grow their businesses, address the continent's pressing climate challenge and create decent jobs, building a more climate-resilient Africa. Global Center on Adaptation
  • [New] Stanwell's study presents a significant opportunity to accelerate the development of export opportunities for renewable hydrogen in Australia and to work with a highly credible consortium from Japan that has the potential to deliver a large scale export project. reneweconomy
  • [New] A Finnish hydrogen economy could create a brand-new export industry with tens of thousands of jobs, in addition to supporting other nations around the world as they look to decarbonise. Hydrogen View
  • [New] COVID-19 quickly ushered in the era of remote work, introducing new risks that IT professionals are struggling to manage with existing security tools. Intelligent CISO
  • [New] Initiatives that promote high quality training programmes will benefit other vulnerable groups where low skills can be a barrier to finding a job, such as Indigenous Australians. Yahoo
  • [New] Through 2031, the CEPP would expand the US workforce by 7.7 million new jobs, add $907 billion to the national economy, raise $154 billion in tax revenue, and lead to over 600 gigawatts of new clean energy. Volts

Last updated: 19 September 2021