The development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a growing threat to workers’ livelihoods worldwide. But a particular type of AI, used for vehicles, endangers not only jobs, but ordinary people on the roads. A bill introduced in Kentucky, House Bill 135, would have made legal the operation of totally autonomous semi-trucks that tow thousands of pounds, with very little oversight. Teamsters Local 89 met with legislators, saying they are pro-worker and pro-safety, not anti-technology, and won the day.

Read the full story at Teamsters News, published March 24, 2023, here:


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