Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

HR Examiner

Bias and discrimination are often used interchangeably. But this example is a research question, not discrimination. Discrimination is a legal term that means making an employment decision that adversely affects an individual or group in a protected class.

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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AI: Discriminatory Data In, Discrimination Out

SHRM Resources

Artificial intelligence (AI), increasingly used in recruiting, might inadvertently discriminate against women and minorities if the data fed into it is flawed.

Workplace Discrimination: Comparing American and European Workplaces


More than 4 in 10 American workers report feeling discrimination in the workplace. . According to our data, 43 percent of American workers say they have faced discrimination at work. . Workplace discrimination can take many forms. In 2019, researchers Anthony P.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

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.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019. Adrian is the co-founder of HR tech startup Career Hero – a company that provides job seekers with the necessary data to improve their chances of a job interview. In 2019, the company was listed on Inc.

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


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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60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019. In 2019, the company was listed on Inc. Mostafa helps HR practitioners and organizations realize their full potential through leveraging data-driven HR & Analytics to drive and sustain improved business performance and outcomes.

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


Don’t Miss The 2019 EEO Reporting Deadlines! 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). 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.

Social Media Background Checks: Are They Okay – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

It is illegal under the FCRA and discrimination laws to use the information you find to discriminate against someone because of a protected class. Without more information it’s hard to know whether it would be discrimination to reject the candidate based on this.

EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Analysis

Biddle Consulting

External Pay Equity: The OFCCP will measure pay equity between companies; specifically, they will compare a company’s EEO-1 Pay Data against others in the relevant business sector. The OFCCP is less clear on their strategy to measure external pay equity with the EEO-1 pay data.

Cafe Classic: Could Big Data Bring Big Dilemmas?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Data and analytics are big topics - and big priorities - in a lot of HR shops these days. Specifically, the degree to which Big Data may be creating a new potential and power to discriminate. HR systems are home to a host of demographic data about our employees.

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3 Takeaways from the 2019 ASHHRA Conference


3 Takeaways from the 2019 ASHHRA Conference Oct. 1, 2019. The 2019 American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) Conference took place this past week in the Windy City of Chicago, Illinois. They leveraged data to conduct workforce planning. “I

4 Takeaways from the HCCA 2019 Compliance Institute


4 Takeaways from the HCCA 2019 Compliance Institute Apr. 16, 2019. The following represent my top takeaways from HCCA’s 2019 Compliance Institute. Top CMS Initiatives for 2019. As a result, the agency is working on an update to Stark regulations to be issued later in 2019.

The Source: Weekly Roundup – November 11th, 2019


The Disturbing New Findings About Discrimination at Work. Sixty-one percent, or about three in five employees responding to a Glassdoor survey, reported they have either witnessed or experienced discrimination involving age, race, gender or LGBTQ identity in the workplace.

Cybersecurity for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

HR Counselor's Corner

Cybersecurity” is a bit like plumbing: most everybody thinks it’s a great idea, but we don’t really give it much thought beyond that until something goes horribly wrong, like a data breach. Why would a hacker want to steal data from little-old-me?” By Benjamin Orsatti, Esq.,

2019 Prevention Progress: A Year in Review

EverFi - HR

As 2019 draws to a close, we also approach the end of a decade in higher education that has largely been defined by issues of health, wellness, inclusion, and safety. EVERFI prevention experts weigh in below on the issues and updates that shaped the industry in 2019 and set the stage for the challenges and opportunities that will kick off the decade ahead. The post 2019 Prevention Progress: A Year in Review appeared first on EVERFI

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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2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #2

Biddle Consulting

This data should be disaggregated by the demographic categories chosen to be in the diversity initiative. What’s Included (beyond the regular sessions): Meals: Breakfast (April 4 & 5, 2019) and lunch (April 4 only). Conference: Thursday, April 4 & Friday, April 5, 2019.

EEO-1 Reporting Deadline For 2019


But on February 1, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) notified all employers of an extension. The deadline to submit EEO-1 data was moved to May 31, 2019. The electronic portal for employers to submit information is set to open in early March 2019.

You’ve heard about the Gender Pay Gap? Welcome to the Gender Data Gap.

Thrive Global

From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, urban planning and the media – Invisible Women exposes the biased data that excludes women. You’ve heard all about the Gender Pay Gap… Welcome to the Gender Data Gap.

ICYMI: Potential, Mindfulness and Communication at Convergence 2019

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

From co-founder and CEO Adam Miller's energetic kickoff about the power of people potential , to a much-needed meditation session this morning, Convergence 2019 was centered around what makes us uniquely human—our curiosity, thoughtfulness and ability to communicate.

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. About 180 suits filed in 2018 or earlier were resolved in 2019.

HR-tech providers are stepping up with free access to data, apps


Using a combination of subject-matter experts and technology, the companies fielded nearly 170,000 HR inquiries from small and mid-sized businesses in 2019. But based on recent data, that number will pale compared to 2020.

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How Does the 2019 Government Shutdown Affect Human Resources?


TNCs are issued when information entered into E-Verify doesn’t match the records from the SSA or data at DHS. The EEOC, which enforces federal laws that prohibit job discrimination, had its more than 2,000 employees reduced to 103, some of whom are working on a part-time basis.

Is blind recruiting actually, well, gender-blind?


Used well, blind recruitment can help with fair screening ensuring non-discriminative shortlisting. Candidate Experience Hiring Recruiting gender bias Candidate Bias Big Data sourcing hr tech #hrtech #oleeo Diversity Artificial Intelligence

Using Data to Prevent Workplace Harassment

EverFi - HR

It is widely understood that an organization will not be successful–and certainly will not grow and thrive–without robust data on all aspects of its operations. In business, organizations routinely gather and study data about sales, production, margin, and customer satisfaction to name just a few; in higher education, metrics around admissions, graduation rates, endowment, and student satisfaction are carefully monitored. Workplace Data Sources and How to Use Them.

Governor Newsom Signs New 2020 Employment Laws


In 2019, the California Legislature and Governor Newsom enacted 870 bills. Sunday, October 13, 2019, was the last day for Governor Gavin Newsom to either sign or veto legislation that the California Legislature passed in 2019.

The 10 Best Pieces of HR Content in 2019

Visier - Talent Acquisition

As we kickoff 2020, we’re taking a moment to look back at some of the greatest HR content we read in 2019. Catch them if you can: How leaders in data and analytics have pulled ahead . How are organizations using data to pull ahead?

2019 HR & Compliance Web Summit: Executive Summary


If an employee claimed exempt in 2019 they need to complete a new W-4. The Data You Need to Win Over the CFO | Speaker: Tim Ruge. Potential Impact: In 2017, 84,000+ workplace discrimination charges were filed. Around 100K discrimination charges in 2018.

How to Protect Yourself From Biased Analytics

Ultimate Software

One of the biggest risks analytics pose is unlawful discrimination. Because we’ve seen discrimination elsewhere, when we use analytics to evaluate our people, discrimination could occur there too. We know that bias is in our performance data.

?OFCCP Proposes to Collect Detailed Applicant- and Employee-Level Transaction and Compensation Data in 503 and VEVRAA Focused Reviews

Biddle Consulting

Director Leen stated during the webinar that OFCCP intends to “look at” contractors’ hiring, promotion, termination, and compensation data for evidence of potential discrimination against individuals with disabilities. Public comments regarding OFCCP’s proposed scheduling letters are due June 11, 2019. He has directed all OFCCP Regional Directors to close their aged audits, to the extent possible, by the end of OFCCP’s current fiscal year (which ends September 30, 2019).

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data

Littal Shemer

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data. However, one issue remained unsolved for years: The lack of open HR data to practice on. A Practice with Open Data. For that reason, I constantly search for open HR data and use it in learning sessions.

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.

Regulatory & Legal Alerts – April 2019


2019 Colorado Bills to Watch, Read More. FCRA Claims Dismissed in Massive Equifax Data Breach Case, Read More. Medical Marijuana Users May Not Be Discriminated Against In New Jersey, Read More. The post Regulatory & Legal Alerts – April 2019 appeared first on Peopletrail. Peopletrail actively tracks the regulatory and legal environment that surrounds employment and criminal background screening.

401(k) Match Limits 2019: What Payroll Administrators Need to Know


2018 & 2019 401(k) Match Limits. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) requires employers to undergo 401(k) discrimination testing every year to ensure plans are not favoring higher-income employees over those who earn less.

Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?


Social science data shows that overt discrimination has decreased in organizations, but subtle biases are still rampant. To his credit, he did some self-analysis when we shared our data with him and realized he was spending significantly more time with men in the workplace.

10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Vantage Circle

10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019. Embracing flexibility will become the highlight in the employee engagement space in 2019. Technology-enabled tools will continue to make noise in 2019. Blending the technical prowess with a compassionate approach will become extremely important in 2019. In 2019, companies must give more prominence diversity and inclusion. From sexual harassment, pay parity, lack of security to gender biases and pregnancy discrimination.

What can you say during a reference check?


And, similar to conducting a job interview, it’s a best practice to have a standardized set of questions to avoid instances of discrimination, which will also help you fairly compare candidates. What if the reference only gives you verification of employment data?

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