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Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

HR Examiner

Bias and discrimination are often used interchangeably. For example, if I want to understand wages and tenure for mid-level women HR professionals, I would exclude men and temps, then figure out how many years’ experience or job level I wanted to see and eliminate the data on everyone outside that range. But this example is a research question, not discrimination. Discrimination is illegal bias that manifests in employment decisions.

Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. 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%.

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?

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


Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) refers to fair, unbiased treatment in the workplace. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against existing or potential employees based on protected characteristics, including: Race / color. In the US, companies need to comply with the regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a regulatory body that enforces a group of federal EEO laws. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA).

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?


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. But as we move forward into an uncertain future at work – one that is set to be heavily influenced by the ongoing ramifications of the coronavirus, plus fundamental shifts in our definition of ‘work’ thanks to developments in technology – it’s a challenge that HR and senior leaders can overlook no longer.

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]


Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). This diversity title article is the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide. Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity. In the world of diversity job titles, the words used are, well, quite diverse.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. That’s because it is impossible to discriminate against a person for being homosexual or transgender without discriminating against that individual based on sex.”. This ruling essentially provided clarity on if sexual orientation and gender identity were covered under sex discrimination.

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.

Confessions of a Reluctant Feminist: My Role In Perpetuating Workplace Discrimination

Inpower Coaching

The lack of workforce diversity affects virtually every business. We need to figure out how to fight the kind of workplace discrimination that creates cultural uniformity in our businesses for two reasons. First, it’s the right thing to do; when more of our workplaces become safe havens for diverse people and cultures, our broader society will benefit. The bottom line is that solving the workplace diversity problem is good for people and business.

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.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability (Infographic included)


First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. The order declared that employers were no longer allowed to discriminate applicants based on their creed, racial and ethnic characteristics, skin color, cultural belonging or origin. Why Is Diversity In The Workplace Important?

Retain Your Diverse Workforce with a Three-Pronged Approach

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Diversity no longer means having a few representative people who look different from the majority of your workforce. Diversity today is a key driver of organizational financial performance, and we need to consider diversity of markets, customers, ideas, and talent. Turnover Data.

15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.


There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. A McKinsey study also revealed that diverse organizations earn 35% better results than those that are more homogeneous. While workplaces are definitely improving, a lot of ingrained ignorance remains to be undone. The more diverse your panel, the better.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. S: Mandating diversity of any kind is always risky. The deficits in coaching definitely made me stronger. The scarcity of access to equal opportunity in underrepresented groups often connotes that there is but so much to go around for everyone which creates a hoarding of success mentality. Do not be blind to the potential for ageism or age discrimination.

A List of Minority Groups [by %]


Many companies are focusing on minority groups as a part of their diversity initiatives. population [if we could find it] using census data. But, they have been targets of bias and discrimination for many years. . Diversity Goals for Underrepresented Groups.

A Brief History of Diversity in the Workplace [Infographic]

Brazen Recruiting

The history of diversity in the workplace is by definition the story of how the concept of inclusion finally worked its way into our national narrative. When you have equality in the workforce, it creates a domino effect of change across the socioeconomic system. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 dealt a crucial blow to discrimination in the workforce by making it illegal for any business, private or public, to practice discriminatory hiring (and firing) practices.

The Top 20 Questions on “Politically Correct” Terms [with Answers!]


The focus on using “PC” words has sky-rocketed recently with so much focus on diversity & inclusion in the news. BIPOC is one of the hottest words in diversity , gaining traction since the Black Lives Matter Movement. Diversity and Inclusion

6 Impactful Steps Companies Can Take to Fight Racial Injustice and Foster Inclusion at Work

Linkedin Talent Blog

In a recent episode of LinkedIn’s Talk to the Brand webinar series, Ronnie Dickerson Stewart , chief diversity officer at Publicis Groupe, John Graham Jr. That will give you the greatest data points as to where to start, where to shine a light, where to direct training,” he says.

5 Meaningful Things Companies Are Doing to Recruit and Retain Women

Linkedin Talent Blog

Even though struggles like mine and those around equal opportunities at work are still common for women, the good news is that in the past few years I have seen companies push for meaningful change when it comes to gender diversity and equality. Our most recent LinkedIn data shows that more and more women are taking on leadership positions , with software and IT seeing a 27% increase in female leadership hires over the past eight years. Diversity

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.

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

The data is also helping managers in understanding the drivers of employee productivity. REDEFINING "HUMAN" IN HR: Technology will definitely become a bigger part of the picture in building an engaged workforce. To do so, diversity and inclusion must prevail.

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. There is no clear definition of what is the government establishing a religion. The government’s interest is protecting people’s fundamental and Constitutional rights to have loving relationships and to apply the law equally to everyone, no matter who they love.

EEOC Outlook for 2018: What Should Employers Expect from the Agency?

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), by contrast, had a relatively uneventful year. During their confirmation hearings, neither Dhillon nor Gade would commit to whether the law does or should protect LGBT individuals from discrimination and harassment. After its vacancies are filled, we expect the EEOC to file fewer cases involving discrimination or harassment against LGBT individuals until the Supreme Court clarifies the law. EEO-1 Pay Data Collection.

Gender Fluidity and HR: Moving Beyond M/F Labeling (i4cp login required)


The colleague’s approach comes off equal parts condescending, judgmental, and nervously leery. HR most definitely needs to ensure that acknowledging and accommodating gender fluidity is about so much more than adding a third (or fourth) check box option to standard forms.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace? Diversity Insight. Diversity. Definition, Attrition Rate, Factors, and Reduction Best Practices. Definition, Strategy, Process and Models. Data-Driven Recruitment. Definition, Strategy, Process and Models.

10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Vantage Circle

Technology will definitely become a bigger part of the picture in employee engagement. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THE WORKPLACE. To do so, diversity and inclusion must prevail. When you have a diverse, fair and just culture, it results in a more innovative, creative and engaged workforce. To learn more about the advantages of Diversity and Inclusion at work click here. Including diversity as a part of a broader employee engagement strategy a necessity.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #269: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Topics: Stacey and John discuss the coronavirus pandemic and racial discrimination. Stacey and John discuss the coronavirus pandemic and racial discrimination in the U.S. AI Now’s Algorithmic Accountability Policy Toolkit (PDF) Discriminating systems: Gender, race, and power in AI (PDF). Topics: Coronavirus Pandemic, Racial discrimination, Bonusly, Cutover, Some Essential reading on Race and Tech, Signal, Google, and College Graduates.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

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. Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity. Think of courses about the art of giving feedback, how to become agile, aiming for diversity and many, many more.

What is Talent Management in HR?


You can pick the definition that’s closest to your company needs. Mind the word ‘strategy’ in the talent management definition above. HR, which organizes trainings, compiles data around turnover rates, and analyzes skill gaps. Foster a productive and equal workplace. Also, implement policies that give all employees equal opportunities to speak up when they face issues on the job and give them the chance to participate in challenging multi-team projects.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity. Think of courses about the art of giving feedback, how to become agile, aiming for diversity and many, many more. Ellen is a strong advocate for inclusion and diversity, and Accenture has been widely recognized externally for its diversity efforts.

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology


Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.

The Wider Angle of the Employee Experience

Digital HR Tech

Not every memorable moment is a happy moment either, as moments are not created equal, and the ones that make us feel stressed, frustrated, scared or helpless, have a negative impact on our lives. It could be, for example, being discriminated against at work or getting injured at work and it could also be about taking maternity leave or being promoted. Employee experience is not only a top priority for organizations today.

Pay Fairly All Year Long

Compensation Today

Mykkah Herner, MA, CCP, Modern Compensation Evangelist, PayScale Now that we’re heading into May and Equal Pay Day is behind us, it is crucial to remember that the most important parts of our compensation efforts are our people, having engaging and transparent conversations, accomplishing what we set out to do, and ultimately, paying fairly. Diverse teams lead to better business results. Think about the best definition in order engage your existing employees.

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #322: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist, ClickIQ

HR Examiner

Whether the cards discrimination in hiring is legal today. Yeah definitely I don’t know. Because of all the diversity inclusion. Can I see the data you’ve collected about me because maybe I can explain this in a way that a machine didn’t pick up but a human being would say so do I. And do I have control of the data you’re collecting on me or that confidential to the company and only H.R.

“Gender Roles in Childhood.”, with Sheila Ronning and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

Recognizing her expertise on gender diversity, numerous worldwide corporations have recruited her as well, including KPMG, Kirkland Ellis, Aon, NewsCorp, L’Oreal, and Thomas Reuters. Three main factors causing the disparity in pay between men and women include inescapable stereotypes and social norms about gender and work, a lack of workplace support for family caregiving, and discrimination when it comes to women of color in the workplace. Discrimination.