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…

EEOC Confirms Pay Data Collection Key Tool to Fight Pay Discrimination

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On July 28, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the issuing of a consensus study report titled “Evaluation of Compensation Data Collected Through the EEO-1 Form” which studied the EEOC’s historic and first-time collection of pay data from certain private employers and federal contractors completed…

Computer Technology Firm to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 7, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – an agency that enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination to advance opportunity in the workplace – announced that multinational computer technology company Dell, Inc. would pay $75,000 and provide other relief to settle an equal…