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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.

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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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%.

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. 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.

Diversity and inclusion training: How to apply it in the workplace

Workable

In this blog post, you can find the skeleton of a diversity and inclusion training program that you can use with adjustments within your company. Bonus fact: Did you know that employee turnover is lower in diverse environments? Make diversity and inclusion training personal. Start diversity and inclusion training by setting up an educational course for employees. Cognitive goals: Learn definitions: What is diversity ?

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

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.

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.

Addressing AI Bias: Diversity-by-Design

Analytics in HR

Out of the many themes in HR, diversity frequently gets the spotlight. Yet seeing advanced analytics or AI solutions applied to diversity is rare, especially when compared to themes like turnover and absenteeism. is tricky: the very insights to counter discrimination might also be used to discriminate. As a result, diversity calls for less of a head-on approach than we are used to. Diversity and AI: an inconvenient truth. Historical data.

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.

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. However, it’s interesting to me that even though the numbers haven’t changed significantly, the discussion about diversity in the workforce has evolved pretty significantly. Personality and Thought Diversity.

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.

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.

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

Hubert

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.

LifeSpeak

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.

How to Grow a Diverse and Inclusive Team with Evidence-Based Performance Management

7geese

Libby Stewart: Welcome all to our discussion today around How to Grow Diverse and Inclusive Teams with Evidence Based Performance Management. We found time and time again, we kept revisiting the subject of diversity and inclusion as a super awesome outcome of evidence based performance management practices amongst many, many other things. I’m really excited for the discussion today, I feel that diversity and inclusion is such a wicked and complex problem.

A List of Minority Groups [by %]

Ongig

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. Major milestones include: In 1948 , President Truman officially desegregated the armed forces with Executive Order 9981 , which made discrimination based on “race, color, religion or natural origin” illegal for all members of the armed services. This is not so much a history as it is an our-story.

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. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). For more details on what is an equal opportunity employer, read our EEO definition and learn the obligations and the exceptions that might impact your business.

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

Ongig

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.

Building an Anti-Racist Workplace Culture

EverFi - HR

In the first blog in our ongoing series, I posed the question of whether our culture encourage leaders to “be right” or “be effective” as they seek out ways to reduce harassment and discrimination in their organizations. While this story often elicits a moan from listeners, it’s amazing that organizations adopt the same strategy when dealing with harassment and discrimination challenges. High-level organizational demographic data, The most recent compensation distribution analysis.

Build an Anti-Racist Workplace Culture

EverFi - HR

In the first blog in our ongoing series, I posed the question of whether our culture encourage leaders to “be right” or “be effective” as they seek out ways to reduce harassment and discrimination in their organizations. While this story often elicits a moan from listeners, it’s amazing that organizations adopt the same strategy when dealing with harassment and discrimination challenges. High-level organizational demographic data, The most recent compensation distribution analysis.

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. Discrimination Diversity Editorial Advisory Board Employment Law Heather Bussing HRExaminerWhether law or religion wins depends on the issue, the time, and the court.

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. Strive to maintain a diverse workforce.

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.

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

Most Important Developments in HR for 1/24

GetFive

On Tuesday, Dugan filed a charge of discrimination with the EEOC alleging that she was pushed out as retaliation for raising complaints about sexual harassment and cracking down on a culture of corruption and self-dealing.

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

HR Daily Advisor

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. So it’s likely that some pay data will be added to the EEO-1.

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.

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

Ongig

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.

Artificial Intelligence In A New Decade

McQuiag

Verdict: It's here, it's kind of usable and definitely a time saver, but using it comes with a big caveat. Make sure human eyes review the work an AI hiring tool produces to ensure you're not accidentally discriminating against anyone.

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.

How innovative companies combat unconscious hiring bias

Workable

Here’s a wrap-up of the discussion including tools, tips and techniques that real companies use to minimize hiring bias and build a more diverse and inclusive workplace. Bias, diversity and inclusion. If we don’t put the right processes in place, bias can snowball into discriminating against qualified people and undermining diversity initiatives. "I Tackling biased hiring ensures that you actually have more diverse people who can enter your company in the first place.

Aihui Ong: “Always follow your gut”

Thrive Global

The archaic food industry has definitely not caught up with the present Internet age. In the past, I’ve used that power to hire a diverse team, hire and train inexperienced women developers to address the tech pipeline issue. I’m a data freak. Learn to Cook ?—?Knowing

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.

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

i4cp

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.

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.

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.