This term is used to describe unemployment caused by changes in the structure of the economy resulting from technological innovations or by changes in the composition of the labour force. Women are usually among the first to lose their jobs when structural changes take place.
Technology policies should, according to the level of economic development, contribute to improving working conditions and reducing working time, and include measures to prevent job losses. These measures could include:
→ see also Employment policy and promotion
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