Certainly if you were to disemploy
everybody for example in the NHS who holds my views I think there would not be an awful lot of people to hold the service together."
Now one in 50 do, but the advent of mechanical harvesting and hybrid corn did not disemploy
the other 78 percent.
A minimum wage law of $15 per hour would very quickly disemploy
low-skilled workers, but would not result in hospitals firing surgeons.
Science-fiction writers used to worry that robots would automate all the work and disemploy
everyone but robot owners.
Meeker preferred a wage floor because it would disemploy
unfit workers and thereby enable their culling from the work force.
If we had a good system of income support, retraining, job placement and job creation, we wouldn't have to disemploy
foreign workers to fight what's probably a losing battle to save jobs here.
They see the levies paid by them, as taxpayers, to shore up private rail and exporting companies and to footloose corporations which rarely think of repaying subsidies when they disemploy
hundreds or thousands and move abroad where labour is cheaper.
According to some of the book's contributors, there also remains an ideological legacy from the Soviet past which makes for some reluctance to disemploy
workers; the enterprise is often still referred to as the "labor collective." Some of the authors aver that "all state enterprises have persued a positive strategy of `preserving the labor collective'," although essentially this means the preservation of productive capacity of the enterprise, which "is not inconsistent with ...
Apart from nuclear war, we are gaining the capacity to fatally pollute the planet, to disemploy
humans altogether, to feed or starve nations, and to clone our favorite celebrities.
Like others, of course, my vision encompasses numerous specific changes that must be made in our economy and our society; guarantees of decent income and security that are independent of one's status in the economy; technology that is used to empower and enrich average Canadians, rather than to disemploy
and impoverish them; an economy and community that is inclusive and solidaristic, rather than divisive and competitive.
I know (sadly) that if you raise my pay to rock star levels, my employers will disemploy
me, tenure and my singing talents notwithstanding.
They maintained that they should do real, paid work which did not disemploy
regular city workers.