EEOC and OFCCP Roundtable Discusses Use of Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 13, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) hosted a virtual roundtable titled “Decoded: Can Technology Advance Equitable Recruiting and Hiring?” to discuss the civil rights implications of the use of automated…

EEOC Event Asks if Technology Can Advance Equitable Recruiting and Hiring

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 13, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Charlotte A. Burrows and U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Director Jenny R. Yang will lead a roundtable event titled “Decoded: Can Technology Advance Equitable Recruiting and Hiring?” to explore potential…

EEOC Initiative Ensures Use of AI in Hiring Complies with Civil Rights Laws

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn In 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched an agency-wide “Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Fairness Initiative” to ensure the use of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and other emerging technologies for hiring and employment decisions comply with federal civil rights laws. While AI systems may offer…

Automated Hiring Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Eliminate Bias Will Remain a Work in Progress in 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employers using automated hiring platforms powered by artificial intelligence or (AI) in the belief that they are less biased and discriminatory than humans will discover using such technology in background screening will remain a work in progress in 2020, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check…