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.

Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

Discrimination, subtle or blatant, can be seen everywhere in our day to day lives. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. Discrimination can be in the little acts itself. Should they fire the ones who are discriminating?

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How companies endanger customer data

Qualtrics HR

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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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. GINA definition. It prohibits genetic information employment discrimination.

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.

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.

AI Hiring: Bias in the Code

HR Examiner

“While it is true that a machine can do a better job at relentlessly sticking to a narrow script, it cannot see or understand things that are not in the data. Small hints of social class unmeasured in the core data can prompt a skew within a given category.

Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring

HR Examiner

Small hints of social class unmeasured in the core data can prompt a skew within a given category. So, while it is true that a machine can do a better job at relentlessly sticking to a narrow script, it cannot see or understand things that are not in the data.

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.,

Sieving Through the EEOC’s Data

HRExecutive

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released its breakdown of workplace-discrimination charges that the agency received in fiscal year 2015 (Oct. Yesterday, the U.S.

Governor Newsom Signs New 2020 Employment Laws

HRWatchdog

Employee Data Exempt from CCPA … For Now: The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), passed in 2018, changed the rules for consumer data collection, allowing consumers to know about, and have deleted, data that businesses collected about them, among other things.

Cleveland and Kiva team up, SBO optimism is down, and EEOC scraps pay data rule

Zenefits

Plus: EEOC changes data collection rule — again. EEOC pay data collection rule cancelled (for now). Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that it is suspending the Component 2 pay data collection requirement.

Is obesity a disability under ADA?

Business Management Daily

Final note: Some workers are protected from obesity discrimination; more may soon be. Michigan has banned obesity discrimination in employment since 1977. Weight discrimination is unlawful in San Francisco; Santa Fe, N.M.; Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law

Data Show New Trends in Workplace Sexual Harassment Reports

Zenefits

Though the EEOC has long been the enforcer of employment anti-discrimination laws, the #metoo movement has brought more urgency to the issue. Include a detailed policy in your employee handbook that includes the definition of workplace sexual harassment and makes clear that you will not tolerate it in your organization. The post Data Show New Trends in Workplace Sexual Harassment Reports appeared first on Zenefits Blog.

Predictive Analytics in HR: Our Crystal Ball Says …

SMD HR

Let’s explore some of the potential risks: Manager Mayhem : HR will go overboard with the data they have and lose great employees by giving managers individual turnover risk metrics. In this approach, correlations are sought for any and all data points. Analytics Big DataPart IV.

Extreme Pay Transparency

Compensation Cafe

This is a difficult question that is further complicated by a fluid definition of "transparency". To some, transparency means full disclosure of personally identifiable raw naked data. On the other hand, some are arguing that this kind of radical transparency is the only way to identify - and eliminate - pay discrimination. I'm reminded of Lilly Ledbetter , who learned that she was suffering from pay discrimination through an anonymous note left in her work locker.

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The Ethical Benchmarking of HR analytics

Analytics in HR

Viewed from the perspective of Kant’s principle of mankind, it is notable that this definition fails to recognize people as an end in their own right. Legal frameworks such as the European General Data Protection Legislation (GDPR) provide guidance in differentiating right from wrong.

Cultural Change: An Update on Workforce Diversity

Inpower Coaching

As I’ve begun to explore the interpersonal dynamics of workplace discrimination more closely, I have gone back to update my own understanding of workforce diversity data and what it tells us about the the demographic makeup of the modern workforce.

6 top tips for preventing ageism in the workplace

Insperity

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects individuals 40 and over from discrimination in any decision made during the full cycle of employment – including everything from hiring, termination, pay, job duties and beyond. Fifty years after its enactment, one in four discrimination claims are still related to ageism, according to the EEOC. Follow these tips to help prevent age discrimination in your organization.

Addressing AI Bias: Diversity-by-Design

Analytics in HR

is tricky: the very insights to counter discrimination might also be used to discriminate. And while analytics could provide new insights for more targeted action, the required data often sits squarely in the no-go zones of privacy and ethics. Historical data.

Horrible workplaces: The signs of a hostile work environment and what to do

Workable

Hostile work environment definition. There are a number of questions that arise based on this hostile work environment definition, such as: What kind of conduct is ‘unwelcome’? Discrimination of any kind.

EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer

Workable

Employers are prohibited from discriminating against existing or potential employees based on protected characteristics, including: Race / color. It’s also illegal to discriminate against people who have complained about discrimination.

HR’s 2018 year in review part one

cipHR

These cases focused on workers’ rights, contracts and the definition of these firms’ business models. 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.

Cape Town: Employment Equity Compliance Certificate Now Valid For 12 Months

Global People Strategist

Simply defined, employment equity (EE) is the use of hiring policies that encourage fair representation of members of minority groups, women, or other people who suffer discrimination. The Act seeks to eliminate unfair discrimination and to promote the use of affirmative action measures.

Horrible workplaces: The signs of a hostile work environment and what to do about it

Workable

Hostile work environment definition. There are a number of questions that arise based on this hostile work environment definition, such as: What kind of conduct is ‘unwelcome’? Discrimination of any kind.

The Dos and Don’ts of Creating a Code of Ethics in the Workplace

LaborSoft

Anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and equal opportunity programs. Conversely, there are definite areas to avoid when compiling a corporate code of ethics. This sensitive data requires that maximum security protocols are in place and that your information is protected at all times.

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

Instances of racism, harassment and discrimination have, for many workers who identify as part of a minority group, sadly been part of and parcel of working life for too long.

What You Should Know About Workplace Compliance Training

EverFi - HR

Compliance with the laws against discrimination and harassment is important to avoid liability. . The EEOC enforces Title VII and other federal laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and harassment, but there is no federal mandate requiring private employers to provide sexual harassment prevention training. For example, in 2019, both Delaware and New York State broadened the definition of sexual harassment.

Religion v. Law

HR Examiner

The government is only involved in the legal aspects that include licensing (the original data collection device), taxes, rights to property and to act on each other’s behalf, and what happens when one partner dies. Whether law or religion wins depends on the issue, the time, and the court.

Another SMD Prediction Validated: Bad Analytics Leads to Bad Business

SMD HR

in SHRM titled “ The Promise and Peril of Big Data ,” and it confirms our fear that bad analytics can lead to bad business. “If Among the most pressing concerns inherent in relying on big data is that improperly used HR analytics can result in employment discrimination,” said Milam-Perez.

Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. The latest data shows that likelihood has grown to 21%. By Nancy Owen, PHR, Senior HR Consultant.

Maintaining Recruiting Compliance

Paycor

In fiscal year 2019 (ending September 30), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recovered more than $486 million for victims of workplace discrimination. Discrimination during the recruiting process is often due to improper training or lax policies.

Fear of Retaliation in the Workplace: Assuaging Employees

EverFi - HR

According to data from the EEOC, retaliation is the most frequently filed charge of job discrimination nationwide. Data from the fiscal year 2018, in fact, shows that retaliation claims are significantly higher than any other type of claim. Communicating with a supervisor or manager about employment discrimination, including harassment. Refusing to follow orders that would result in discrimination.

Top 5 Trending HR analytics Articles of October 2018

Analytics in HR

Here at Analytics in HR, we’re definitely noticing the weather changes. Clean data? In his article, he focuses on the idea that HR professionals shouldn’t put the data first, but instead, they should concentrate on asking the right questions.

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

This diversity title article is the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide. Other responsibilities of a Chief Diversity Officer include: Overseeing employee discrimination and harassment complaints. Which diversity titles work best for you and your team?