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.

Workplace Discrimination: Comparing American and European Workplaces

Eightfold

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.

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EEOC Releases Graphical Data

Berkshire Associates

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released graphics that display employment discrimination statistics data over a period of five years.

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COVID-19: Asian American Discrimination and Mental Health Resources

Thrive Global

As this trend continues, there will surely be a mental health fallout to consider given the negative impact of discrimination on wellbeing. Below is a four-step guide to navigating discrimination and hate and accessing community and mental health support during COVID-19.

10 of the best recruiting assessment tools

Workable

Here’s a list of 10 of the best recruitment assessment tools that will help you select qualified candidates to interview and hire: Athena Assessment. This tool uses data and analytics to determine whether a candidate has values similar to your team. How to choose the right tools.

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

Cornerstone On Demand

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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Sumser tech spotlight: This hiring tool ‘distinguishes itself’

HRExecutive

The city is a working-class town with significant discrimination and high murder rates. The idea was to apply the predictive/big data/matching tools to the problem of workforce stability in healthcare. As we were talking about the use of outcome data, Rosenbaum told me a story.

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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.

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

HRExecutive

But based on recent data, that number will pale compared to 2020. This tools take only one hour to install, according to Quinyx’s CEO Erik Fjellborg.

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AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

Artificial intelligence is already past the tipping point of becoming a prevalent tool to help companies find more and better job applicants and decide who to hire or promote. The ultimate liability for any discrimination, Bussing notes, is going to rest with the company, not its contractor.

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. Collect data efficiently.

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Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

In early October, Reuters reported that Amazon – which emphasizes automation as a major part of its brand – had scrapped its experimental automated recruiting tool. The reason: its resume-analyzing AI discriminated against women by penalizing their resumes.

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It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

It’s time to do calibration right: based on multiple sources of rich data augmented with ethical AI. We have the tools. WARNING: Forced ranking has been linked to discrimination and lawsuits against many major companies.) And if those stories contradict the data?

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

In early October, Reuters reported that Amazon – which emphasizes automation as a major part of its brand – had scrapped its experimental automated recruiting tool. The reason: its resume-analyzing AI discriminated against women by penalizing their resumes.

Author Reveals Essential Tools for Realizing Healthy Relationships

Thrive Global

Whether referring to romantic relationships, platonic friendships or other human affiliations, many would answer these questions with a host of experiential data points and opinions. What differentiates a healthy relationship from an unhealthy one?

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Gender pay discrimination: The $14.3 million cost of a shattered shame ceiling

Compensation Today

And even Ellen Pao, who lost her gender discrimination case, still cost Kleiner Perkins a cool $1 million. (It The only historical safeguard standing between employers having to part with millions of dollars in pay discrimination settlements has been women’s silence.

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.

It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

It’s time to do calibration right: based on multiple sources of rich data augmented with ethical AI. We have the tools. WARNING: Forced ranking has been linked to discrimination and lawsuits against many major companies.) And if those stories contradict the data?

It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

It’s time to do calibration right: based on multiple sources of rich data augmented with ethical AI. We have the tools. WARNING: Forced ranking has been linked to discrimination and lawsuits against many major companies.) And if those stories contradict the data?

Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring

HR Examiner

What he meant was, if it’s measured and the government is regulating it, intelligent tools may do a better job than people of avoiding illegal decision making. Small hints of social class unmeasured in the core data can prompt a skew within a given category.

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.

3 Tech Tools No HR Department Should Be Without

Insperity

With the right integrated tech tools, your HR department can turn a significant piece of the repetitive work into an automated, symbiotic process. As a business leader, you’re expected to provide an environment free from discrimination.

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#HotInHR: Cyber Monday & Employee Productivity, Google’s New Job Search Tools, Is there a Place for Humor at Work?

Advos

For Tech’s Deepest Problems, Women Are The Canary In The Data Mine (FC). New Tools from Google to Make Job Searches Simpler (Google Blog). The post #HotInHR: Cyber Monday & Employee Productivity, Google’s New Job Search Tools, Is there a Place for Humor at Work? Newsletter: What's Hot in HR Cyber Monday Discrimination Diversity Employee Productivity Holidays Humor Inclusion Job Searches Technology WorkplaceTags: Technology, Diversity, Discrimination.

EEOC Wants Pay Data From Employers

HRExecutive

Under a new proposal from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , all employers with more than 100 workers will be required to furnish pay data to the federal government as part of their Employer Information Report (EEO-1), beginning with the September 2017 report. The objective, says the EEOC, is to make it easier for the government to spot potential cases of pay discrimination and to assist employers in promoting equal pay in their workplaces.

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5 Important Things to Know About Non-Discrimination Benefits Testing

Discovery Benefits

If you’re an employer, you know the importance of non-discrimination when it comes to offering benefits to your employees. And proving non-discrimination is something the IRS doesn’t just suggest, but requires. The IRS requires non-discrimination testing for employers who offer plans governed by Section 125. On top of that, we also provide support for the tool. You’ll receive your test results within minutes of uploading your data.

Understanding the Reality of Gender Discrimination in Performance Reviews

Women of HR

The impact of gender discrimination on employees. Hidden biases such as gender discrimination, according to Caroline Simard, the director of research at the Clayman Institute, also create “cumulative disadvantage over a woman’s career over time, resulting in lower access to key leadership positions and stretch assignments, advancement and pay.”. They were notified of areas where they were not performing as desired, but they were not given the tools necessary to improve.

Keep Bias Out of Your AI Hiring Tools With These 3 Steps

Linkedin Talent Blog

Many companies already use Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools to make their hiring process quicker, more accurate, and, crucially, fairer. If you’re experimenting with building AI tools into your hiring process, here are three steps you can take to keep bias out of the equation.

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.

Here’s the Ultimate Tool for Tax Compliance in 2019

Zenefits

This article is designed to help small business owners understand the complexity of the federal compliance regulations and ultimately give you a comprehensive tool— 2019 Compliance Calendar —which simplifies the compliance regulation process for taxes, benefits, and HR compliance.

3 Tech Tools No HR Department Should Be Without

Insperity

With the right integrated tech tools, your HR department can turn a significant piece of the repetitive work into an automated, symbiotic process. In addition, by processing all “like data” and providing exception reports, this software can help you easily catch and correct errors or missing information before you run payroll. As a business leader, you’re expected to provide an environment free from discrimination.

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. Take for example, Amazon’s recruitment tool. Train tool users.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

Your Due Diligence HR Compliance Checklist

HR Digest

Documents that contain sensitive/confidential information such as social security numbers, drug test results, or medical data should be stored in confidential employee files with limited access. (Do Age Discrimination Employment Act.

How to Implement Diversity & Inclusion Programs That Actually Work

Criteria Corp

employees attested to having witnessed or experienced discrimination based on age, race, gender, or LGBTQ identity at work. Tools like diversity training, grievance procedures, and standardized assessments are all integral to a successful D&I program, but only when used correctly. .

What can you say during a reference check?

Stratus

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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EEOC Approves Strategic Enforcement Plan

HRWatchdog

Backlash discrimination against those who are Muslim or Sikh, or persons of Arab, Middle Eastern or South Asian descent, as well as persons perceived to be members of these groups. Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC

English-Only Policies Are Presumptively Unlawful Under New FEHA Regs

HR Daily Advisor

According to data from the U.S. A rogue supervisor or poorly applied policy may lead to a national origin discrimination lawsuit if left unaddressed. Discrimination Because of Accents and English Proficiency also Targeted.

Seven Powerful Ways to Use Tech to Overcome Recruiting Bias

TalentCulture

HR technology tools are available to help recruiters weed out bias. But, do these recruiting tools really work? Your HR team can turn to anti-bias tools like Textio and Gender Decoder to find more gender-neutral language when listing job openings.

Is social recruiting discriminatory?

Ohio Employer's Law

Yesterday, I noted that the EEOC is examining the impact of “big data” on how employers reach employment decisions. The EEOC’s mission is to eliminate discrimination from the workplace. It has significant implications in race and sex discriminate claims. So, what says the data?