Who would work dangerous, low pay jobs, endangering their eternal life?
Or: perhaps the longevity tech is also related to curing ills and disabilities, including trauma. So, how about this bargain: work the dangerous jobs that bots can’t yet handle and we’ll give you some version of the repair and extend tech?
Of course, in the interests of profit and elitism, at some point the PTB will cheat the underlings by limiting the results for them.
As for over-population: many articles lately resurrecting a year-old meta-study verifying male fertility is at an historic low. One such article inserted a hallelujah that it meant *starvation* was put off another decade or so.
Most common cause of low fertility in males: exposure to chemicals and pesticides, smoking and obesity. Only 15% of Americans still smoke. Do the math.