Expert Warns Using Automated Hiring with AI to Avoid Human Bias is Misguided

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn An employment and labor law expert specializing in the ethical governance of workplace technologies warned in a New York Times opinion piece that employers using automated hiring platforms powered by artificial intelligence (AI) in the belief that they are less biased and discriminatory than humans are “misguided.” …

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Illinois Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act Provides Rights to Jobseekers Undergoing AI Analysis

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In August of 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the “Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act” (House Bill 2557) which will provide rights to jobseekers undergoing an application process that involves video interviews and artificial intelligence or AI analysis. The law takes effect on January 1, 2020. House …

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President Trump Signs Executive Order to Maintain American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 11, 2019, President of the United States Donald J. Trump signed an ‘Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence (AI)’ since AI “promises to drive growth of the United States economy, enhance our economic and national security, and improve our quality of life.”

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