The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

HR Daily Advisor

Instinctively, it would seem that using a machine, data, or artificial intelligence (AI) to review job applicants would create a process that is fairer by default. All too often, we risk re-creating past discrimination, even when we try not to.

Consumer Data Protection Laws: What You Need to Know

Ultimate Software

But with high-profile data breaches and concerns over how companies are safeguarding data, there has been a worldwide call to codify new consumer data protection laws and strengthen existing ones. The Global Response to Consumer Data Protection.

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Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

The reason: its resume-analyzing AI discriminated against women by penalizing their resumes. But, as reported, the data the system was fed to learn how to score candidates was “successful resumes” and “unsuccessful resumes” from the past 10 years.

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HR’s 2018 year in review part one

cipHR

Compliance requirements dominated the agendas for many UK organisations during the first six months of 2018. General Data Protection Regulation. On Friday 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, clarifying how companies collect and manage personal data.

Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 1

Global Upside

Every year there are changes to EU labor laws and 2018 is no exception. Some of the breakout trends you’ll see across several EU countries include pay equality, data privacy, GDPR rights and regulations, and plans to make the business environment more attractive to startups and foreign investment via friendlier labor laws. In an agreement regarding fixed-term contracts on 7 February 2018, the maximum allowed duration for fixed-term contracts has been lowered from 24 to 18 months.

CalChamber Releases 2018 Job Killer List

HRWatchdog

The 2018 list of employment-related job killer bills includes new workplace protections for medical marijuana users, various bills limiting the use of arbitration and other bills that will increase labor costs. Track the current status of the job killer bills on www.cajobkillers.com.

Data-driven recruiting 101: How to improve your hiring process

Workable

Traditional recruiting used to rely on luck and intuition more than data, which was time-consuming to amass and analyze. But now, with a wealth of software and analytics tools available on the market, anyone can create a data-driven recruiting process. What is data-driven recruiting?

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25 HR Compliance Terms to Know for 2018

ClearCompany HRM

Intended to remedy the effects of past discrimination or underutilization of women and minorities. E-Verify: An internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s Form I-9 and Employment Eligibility Verification, with data from the U.S.

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

The reason: its resume-analyzing AI discriminated against women by penalizing their resumes. But, as reported, the data the system was fed to learn how to score candidates was “successful resumes” and “unsuccessful resumes” from the past 10 years.

Another court holds mistaken discrimination is unmistakably illegal

The Employer Handbook

If this case of mistaken identify happened at work and culminated in Nikolai losing his job because his employer thought he was Russian, would he have a claim for perceived national origin discrimination? The new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) takes effect on May 25.

Another court holds mistaken discrimination is unmistakably illegal

The Employer Handbook

If this case of mistaken identify happened at work and culminated in Nikolai losing his job because his employer thought he was Russian, would he have a claim for perceived national origin discrimination? The new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) takes effect on May 25.

New Update on EEO-1 Pay Data Collection

Berkshire Associates

The Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) says the final decision on whether pay data is to be collected in EEO-1 reports has not been made. Affirmative Action Workplace Discrimination OFCCPThis information came in as a request filed by OMB to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA).

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Top 5 Trending HR analytics Articles of October 2018

Analytics in HR

Welcome to this fall edition of our ‘Most Trending Articles’ of 2018! Enjoy the following top articles in the HR Analytics space of October 2018! #5: Clean data? If you start with the data, you can easily end up in the land of “So what?”

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

According to a 2018 report by McKinsey, companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on their executive teams were 21% more likely to have above-average profitability than companies in the fourth quartile.

5 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of May 2018

Digital HR Tech

The model failed because it was built on missing, unreliable, and outdated data records. Why (HR) data is often flawed. Data that is not continuously cleaned will result in a mess at some point. Organizations process tons of data.

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What is GINA? The federal discrimination law you need to know.

Business Management Daily

GINA, or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, outlaws genetic discrimination. GINA bars employers from discriminating against or harassing employees based on their genetic information. It prohibits genetic information employment discrimination.

Assemble objective data to justify disciplinary and termination decisions

Business Management Daily

Just one caveat: The more objective the data, the better. The post Assemble objective data to justify disciplinary and termination decisions appeared first on Business Management Daily. Discrimination and Harassment Human ResourcesEmployers that have solid, objective information about poor performance seldom lose lawsuits over the firing of a sub-par employee.

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Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Nov. 2018

Peopletrail

Inside the opioid epidemic: Does your drug-free workplace policy comply with anti-discrimination laws? 6 Months After GDPR: What Are the Trends in How Data Transfer and Sharing in Marketing Has Changed? UK’s Data Protection Authority Enforces GDPR, Read More.

Regulatory & Legal Alerts – September 2018

Peopletrail

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Source for Public Data, Read More. Judge Tosses Medical Marijuana User’s Disability Discrimination Suit, Read More. The post Regulatory & Legal Alerts – September 2018 appeared first on Peopletrail.

Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Oct. 2018

Peopletrail

More Human Resource Managers are Requesting Executive Background Checks in 2018 According to Corporate Resolutions, Read More. A judge says that was discrimination, Read More. Watchdog Getting More Data Complaints After GDPR, Read More. 2018 appeared first on Peopletrail.

The EEOC just announced its 2018 performance numbers. Here are three things employers need to know.

The Employer Handbook

Aotearoa at Polish Wikipedia [ CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons Spoiler Alert: the Federated States Of Micronesia had zero charges of discrimination. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released its Fiscal Year 2018 enforcement and litigation data.

A federal court just killed collection of EEO-1 employee pay data dead. Happy Tuesday.

The Employer Handbook

And starting in 2017, employers had to include employee pay data (also known as EEO-1 Component 2 data) with the EEO-1. About 89% of eligible filers have submitted EEO-1 Component 2 data for calendar year 2017 and 89.6% Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

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Upcoming HR Events Ireland & UK, April 2018

Rezoomo

Peter’s Cork, North Main Street, Tues, 17th April 2018, €49 for tickets click here . 9:20am – 3:30pm Tuesday 10th April 2018. Employment equality and discrimination issues. 9.30am – 4.30pm on Thursday 19th April 2018. Potential Risks and Data Breaches.

New Compensation Reporting Requirements Begin March 2018

HR Daily Advisor

Beginning in March 2018, employers will have to include compensation information on their EEO-1 filings. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to look for various types of discrimination, it now also will be used to look for pay discrimination.

EEOC 2017 Litigation Data Shows Nearly $400M in Settlements.

Investipro

On January 25 th , the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released their Fiscal Year 2017 Enforcement and Litigation Data Report. The EEOC reported 695,000 complaints called in reporting discrimination of all kinds, including sexual harassment.

Is AI Recruiting Discrimination Inevitable?

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we discussed the idea that using artificial intelligence (AI) or big data in the recruiting process doesn’t eliminate problems with discrimination and bias. AI Recruiting Discrimination is Not Inevitable.

EEOC releases sexual harassment stats one year after #MeToo

HR Morning

It’s been a year since countless stories of workplace sexual harassment started making headlines, and new data suggests the number of harassment complaints and lawsuits won’t be declining any time soon. .

EEOC data show Title VII retaliation cases rising

HR Morning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported in late January that it fielded 72,675 charges of workplace discrimination in 2019 , the largest number alleging retaliation. The number was down slightly from 2018’s tally of more than 76,000 charges.

EEO-1 Pay Data Collection Deadline Has Passed – What Employers Need to Know Now

HRWatchdog

You still have time to submit your EEO-1 pay data. Although the EEO-1 Component 2 data (also known as pay data) September 30 deadline is officially behind us, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continues to accept this employer data.

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Sensing age discrimination at work? Maybe try changing your date of birth

Steve Boese

Here in the US, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) specifically forbids workplace age discrimination against people who are age 40 and over. The law prohibits discrimination in any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, benefits, and any other term or condition of employment. But despite the ADEA's intentions, we all kind of know that age discrimination still happens in workplaces.

Attention Employers: Reinstatement of Revised EEO-1 Pay Data (EEO-2)

ApplicantStack

In March 2019, a federal judge reinstated the requirement for employers to provide pay data in their EEO report. Pay data for your EEO report is due by September 30, 2019 (for 2017 and 2018). Does This Reinstatement Affect 2018 EEO-1? The deadline for EEO-1 2018 data is still May 31, 2019. Component 1 requires hiring data categorized by the following: Race/ethnicity. EEO Component 2 (EEO-2) is pay data : hours worked and wage paid.

EEOC Will Collect Pay Data From W-2s

HRWatchdog

Future EEOC-1 reports will require pay data. Today, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced approval of a revised EEO-1 report that will require large employers to report pay data to the agency, including aggregate information from employee W-2s.

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Humanology: The Future of Humans, Technology in the Workplace

Ultimate Software

This sentiment was echoed in a recent Q&A with Mo Gawdat, former chief business officer for Google X, at UNLEASH 2018 in Las Vegas. by Janine N. Truitt. From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics.

HR Increases Focus on Engagement and Company Culture

HR Daily Advisor

Between 2017 and 2018, the same number (80%) of HR leaders said they feel they are a strategic partner within their organization—and nearly half (44%) report meeting with their CEO, CFO, or both on a weekly basis in 2018.

Google’s #MeToo Moment: HR Impact Will Be Felt Far Beyond Silicon Valley

HR Morning

They were the first of thousands of “Googlers” and Google contract workers that walked off the job to protest a company culture that has allowed a “history of harassment, discrimination, and protecting abusers.”.

Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 2

Global Upside

Every year there are changes to EU labor laws and 2018 is no exception. Another significant change to keep close track of is the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which will have sweeping implications when going into effect on 25 May 2018. 2018 Workers’ Quota Decree Rolled Out. Of course, GDPR, effective 25 May 2018, also applies to companies in Spain or those doing business with or employing citizens of Spain. Data Privacy.

Making Social Media Work for You—Not Against You—in Recruiting for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

In December 2017, the Communications Workers of America and three individuals filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in California against companies they claim are unlawfully discriminating against people because of age.

How companies endanger customer data

Qualtrics

However, there’s an expectation that the increasing number of clients have but few companies notice: data privacy and security. Modern business practices and data privacy. It can happen if a data breach occurs. Making customer data privacy part of CX.

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Justify a Job Offer’s Salary with Data

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Candidates are approaching job offer negotiations with unprecedented levels of insight and confidence: The US unemployment rate has reached a historic low, and individuals now have instant access to compensation data via websites like Glassdoor and Salary.com.

8 Reasons to Attend WorkHuman 2018

WorkHuman

With more speakers, content tracks, and breakout activities, the power of WorkHuman will continue to galvanize leaders in 2018, and harness the transformative power of people for the next generation of HR.