The coming Automation Revolution could destroy significantly more jobs than were lost through the Great Depression and Great Recession combined. Some estimates have projected that as many as 50% of current American jobs will be lost through the transition to robot, algorithms or other forms of automation. Such a displacement of workers would dwarf the jobs lost in the Great Depression and Great Recession.

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim is spearheading a new statewide effort to help prepare California for the Automation Revolution. She’s started the Jobs of the Future Fund to provide a forum for labor leaders, businesses, non-profit and civic organizations to focus on solutions that will not just provide the resources to retrain displaced workers but allow us to make investments in industries that will support good-paying jobs that cannot be automated away.

The Jobs of the Future Fund is an education and outreach program to build support for a common-sense idea – as workers are displaced, the companies continue to pay a portion of the lost tax into a fund that can then be used on education, retraining and targeted investments in new industries. This modest tax will help smooth the transition for our workers, providing them with better opportunities.

If California acts now we have the opportunity to be on the front lines of creating high-wage jobs and providing our workers with the skills and education they need to succeed in our new economy.

Visit our website to learn more.

Paid for by Jobs of the Future Fund, an Initiative of Jane Kim. FPPC #1398436


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  • Brenna Gibson endorsed

    “I am concerned about the inequitable distribution of technology leading to even more income disparity.”

  • Eduardo Nieto endorsed

    “No jobs??? Hunger! Chaos! Revolution! Let's adapt and plan for a future of plenty: A 4-day six-hour cycle = 24hr work week, 8 hours of community outreach per week, and the rest of our time is for family, friends, and the activities that fulfill our lives and dreams.”

  • Paul Stanton endorsed

    “The era of unlimited abundance is upon us. We need to re-learn how to be creative as all the dumb jobs will be done by machines soon enough.”

  • LARA ELISABET MARIE JOHNSON endorsed

    “We all need equal access to material abundance and personal fulfillment!”

  • Joseph Thomas endorsed

    “Public banking, hyper-local economics, and cooperatives are the route to freedom from the tyranny of corporations and governments.”

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  • Paul Stelhe endorsed

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  • Brenna Gibson endorsed

    “I am concerned about the inequitable distribution of technology leading to even more income disparity.”

  • Eduardo Nieto endorsed

    “No jobs??? Hunger! Chaos! Revolution! Let's adapt and plan for a future of plenty: A 4-day six-hour cycle = 24hr work week, 8 hours of community outreach per week, and the rest of our time is for family, friends, and the activities that fulfill our lives and dreams.”

  • Paul Stanton endorsed

    “The era of unlimited abundance is upon us. We need to re-learn how to be creative as all the dumb jobs will be done by machines soon enough.”

  • Robert Bustamonte endorsed

  • LARA ELISABET MARIE JOHNSON endorsed

    “We all need equal access to material abundance and personal fulfillment!”

  • A Fine Lion endorsed

  • Azat Nurmagambetov endorsed

  • Jennie T Parrilla endorsed

  • Jared Roussel endorsed

  • Joseph Thomas endorsed

    “Public banking, hyper-local economics, and cooperatives are the route to freedom from the tyranny of corporations and governments.”

  • Jobs of the Future Fund endorsed