Automation is here to stay. Especially in Michigan, according to a Detroit Free Press article, Detroit has more than 15,000 robots in it’s factories. There is no negative side to this study. This will allow us to potentially anticipate where our economy is going and how jobs are changing. With the knowledge this study will give us, we will be able to provide more guided and more effective legislature regarding our economy, workforce, and even education. Vote YEA to provide for a study by the National Academies on workplace challenges. Vote YEA for Explore the Future of Work Act.