For the most part, we humans have adapted nicely. Robots could do only simple tasks, so by upgrading our skills through training and education, our living standards continued to rise. Yet more recently, that’s begun to change.
Middle market managers who feel pressure to mitigate the “damage” of increased minimum wage and healthcare increases should remember the flip side of employee benefits: increased motivation can only help you grow. Skeptical? Try giving an employee a raise immediately after they do something great.