California Proposes Regulation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Employment

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On March 15, 2022, the California Fair Employment & Housing Council (FEHC) proposed “Draft Modifications to Employment Regulations Regarding Automated Decision Systems” that would revise the state’s non-discrimination laws with regard to employers and employment agencies that use or sell employment screening tools and services with artificial…

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…

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.”

The Unfair Use of Credit Reports and Criminal Records and the EEOC E-Race Initiative

By Jared Callahan, Employment Screening Resources According to an article in HR Morning, the two biggest headaches for employers when it comes to hiring are the blanket  exclusion of individuals with poor credit histories or a criminal, record, and not showing a correlation between background checks and the job itself.  The author notes that in response…