In South Korea, Robots Are Taking Robots' Jobs
It's a tale probably as old as labor markets: An influx of cheaper, foreign labor displaces some established workers, who seek protection from the government in the form of new restrictions on the immigrants they blame for taking their jobs.
The cycle is repeating itself right now in South Korea, with one new wrinkle: None of the workers are humans.
Executives—human ones—at some South Korean robot manufacturing firms tell the Financial Times that imported robots are starting to steal jobs from good ol' domestic androids.
"We are worried that cheap Chinese robots...