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.

3 Tips on Avoiding Unintentional Discrimination

Pinsight

Unintentional discrimination—commonly known as disparate or adverse impact—affects many employment practices involving candidate selection. So, how do you avoid unintentionally discriminating against others?

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Everything to know about Human Resource Management

CuteHR

With globalization, Human Resource Management or Personnel Management as it was called in earlier days has transformed. What is Human Resource Management? At the macro-level, Human Resource Management is aimed at overseeing organizational leadership development and culture.

Sex discrimination lawsuits cost four employers a bundle

HR Morning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has made it clear that its chief enforcement target is “systematic” discrimination on the part of employers. According to EEOC’s lawsuit, PMT engaged in a pattern or practice of systemic hiring discrimination when, between Jan.

Data or Intuition: When Should HR Rely on the Numbers?

Cornerstone On Demand

So, how do you know when it makes sense to use data and when to trust your gut? Yes, personality can be one of the items on your checklist, but using objective data allows you to avoid making an irrational—and sometimes illegal—decision. Do you operate on gut feelings a lot?

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Here's Why Intuition Matters In Our Data-Driven Age

Cornerstone On Demand

The discipline of human resources is a perfect example. In the age of analytics, why are we so enamored with reducing the “human" in order to embrace the data? " I'm sorry, data-loving colleagues, but the job of recruiting should not be left to software alone.

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7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? Now let us take a look at what topics or modules to include in your compliance training resources: 1.

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.

EEOC to Tackle Use of Big Data in Employment

HRWatchdog

Does big data trigger discrimination claims? The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a public meeting tomorrow “Big Data in the Workplace: Examining Implications for Equal Employment Opportunity Law.”

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Justify a Job Offer’s Salary with Data

Visier

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.

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Best Human Resources Book You Should Read in 2020

TalenX

Human resource management is a field that experiences change rapidly. In 2020, there are a plethora of human resource management books to choose from. The following is a carefully curated list of the best of the best human resource management books.

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

HRExecutive

have built their business around a decentralized model of human resources that scales to support employers on demand. But based on recent data, that number will pale compared to 2020.

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How to assess human resource skills

Workable

Use this HR Officer skills assessment template to evaluate Human Resources candidates in interviews. inconsistent management, favoritism, gender discrimination.) You want to convince your CEO to invest in human resources management skills training.

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 mechanics of these statistical tests are not important for the average Human Resources (HR) professional.

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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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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Human Resources: Helpful or Horrible?

Zenefits

A quick Google search reveals the deep mistrust employees have for human resources — there are countless Reddit threads and Quora comments from everyday workers sharing their stories about how HR’s only function is to protect the company. Being resourceful. Additional Data Source.

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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The Compliance Downside of Big Data

Workology

The use of big data in human resources is all the rage today. More and more companies, at least the large ones, are collecting and using employee and prospect data to be able to make determinations about their workforces. The data is being used for promotions, terminations as well as new hires and it should be. There is however, a downside of the use of that data. The Risks of Big Data. A major risk is that of disparate impact discrimination.

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). 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. I Thought EEO-2 (Pay Data) Was Put On Hold.

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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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.

How Does the 2019 Government Shutdown Affect Human Resources?

Paycor

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.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

It generally consists of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? But now you would find a list of compliance training modules on the company’s intranet site, where the employee has to log in and read through the training resources.

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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.

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.,

Friday Five: Human and Non-Human Resources

Workology

Human resources is an increasingly data and technology-driven field. Strategic HR requires smart, big data analytics. So this week I thought we’d look at HR and technology (as opposed to HR tech) and the intersection of human and not so human resources.

Are You Considering A Career In Human Resources?

TalentCulture

Before I started my career in Human Resources , I had a perception that the HR lady sat behind a desk the entire day, listening to people complain about problems at work, pushing a box of tissues across the table to emotional employees and dispensing motherly advice.

Get Your Crystal Balls Ready, HR Data Ninjas

SuccessFactors

There is a way to avoid this continuing to happen… HR, it is time to embrace your inner Data Ninja! Although companies generally have useful workforce data distributed across the business, fewer than 22% of those surveyed by Harvard Business Review felt able to leverage this data.

Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring

HR Examiner

“Allowing machines to participate in and perhaps even dictate decisions in Human Resources raises a host of ethical considerations. Small hints of social class unmeasured in the core data can prompt a skew within a given category. The Tendency Of Data Models To Skew (Bias).

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.

NPRM on Sex Discrimination—What Will Be Required?

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor briefed readers on new guidelines (to be called regulations) on sex discrimination proposed by the U.S. Benefits and Costs of the NPRM on Sex Discrimination. Technological advances and big data. Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS).

Resources for Recruiting and HR Professionals to Build More Inclusive Companies

Linkedin Talent Blog

The pressing concerns about what to do are heightened for those in talent acquisition and other parts of HR because your jobs are entirely about other people — you are the “human” in human resources. Why Using Data Is Your Key to Increasing Diversity, According to This Tech Leader.

Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced ( here ) its Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. The percentage of EEOC Charges that include sex discrimination claims was basically flat. Race discrimination claims return to No. By U.S.

#HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1% of Civil Rights Lawsuits

Advos

HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1%… Click To Tweet. A new analysis of employee lawsuits finds a low success rate for discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, and highlights the U.S.’s