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The fight between US service staff and QR codes

The fight between US service staff and QR codes

Update: 2021-08-311
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Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

https://www.ft.com/content/86c5ce53-69cb-4bf2-b79e-7e67f1b71cfa


QR codes have replaced service staff in the pandemic and experts worry that means many jobs lost during the coronavirus pandemic will not return, and Germany’s inflation has risen to its highest level since 2008. Plus, the FT’s US banking correspondent, Imani Moise, explains how Bank of America is fighting a worker shortage by retraining its own employees. 


QR codes replace service staff as pandemic spurs automation in US - with Taylor Nicole Rogers, labour and equality correspondent

https://www.ft.com/content/05754eb3-38a5-488d-af96-5f5a1a7955c1


Bank of America fights war for tech talent by retraining own employees - with Imani Moise, US banking correspondent

https://www.ft.com/content/1edee6e4-6b67-4866-a0c6-23b15fa56deb


German inflation surges to 13-year high of 3.4%

https://www.ft.com/content/55cbd2a2-adc9-406f-ad45-daf90d79d221


Inflation puts pressure on America’s fast-expanding dollar stores

https://www.ft.com/content/5853dd3a-0c22-4d2b-a263-ec51bf1a0c29


The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 


 

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The fight between US service staff and QR codes

The fight between US service staff and QR codes