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.

Consumer Data Protection Laws: What You Need to Know

Ultimate Software

But with high-profile data breaches and concerns over how companies are safeguarding data, there has been a worldwide call to codify new consumer data protection laws and strengthen existing ones. The Global Response to Consumer Data Protection.

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Is blind recruiting actually, well, gender-blind?

Oleeo

Used well, blind recruitment can help with fair screening ensuring non-discriminative shortlisting. Candidate Experience Hiring Recruiting gender bias Candidate Bias Big Data sourcing hr tech #hrtech #oleeo Diversity Artificial Intelligence

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. It prohibits genetic information employment discrimination.

EEOC Steps Up Data Collection on Discrimination

HRExecutive

In case you missed this bit of news on your rush out the door to start your weekend last Friday: In an effort to improve the information available about religious discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced it will implement changes in the collection of demographic data from individuals who file charges with the agency. Combating Religious Discrimination Today , a community engagement initiative coordinated by the White House and the U.S.

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.

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. " Well, he's not alone.

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Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

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Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

Why Is Pregnancy Such a Touchy Subject In Employee Wellness Health Assessments?

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s a topic employers generally avoid, since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 prohibited sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. But women’s advocates fear these long-standing protections could be undermined by some workplace wellness programs.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

However, the emergence of AI has sparked a fascinating and important debate: Do machines making decisions that were once made by humans reduce or even eliminate discrimination—or can they actually increase bias?

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.

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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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.

Obama enlists EEOC in the fight against pay discrimination

HR Morning

On the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act , the Obama administration announced that it is taking some monumental steps to identify potential pay discrimination. The first: Enlisting the help of the EEOC to procure more detailed payroll data from employers.

5 Ways to Integrate Health & Wellness Awareness in Your Employee Lifestyle

Get Hppy

Fortunately, more and more organizations are realizing that and launching various types of wellness programs that can make the employees more active and at peace, so that they can give their 100% to their jobs.

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 OFCCP is less clear on their strategy to measure external pay equity with the EEO-1 pay data.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

AARP sues Yale University for discriminatory ‘wellness’ practices

HR Morning

The AARP Foundation announced it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Yale University employees, alleging that Yale’s employee wellness program violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). Both the ADA and GINA are federal laws that protect employee privacy and allow workers to shield themselves from discrimination in the workplace.

Is AI Recruiting Discrimination Inevitable?

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we discussed the idea that using artificial intelligence (AI) or big data in the recruiting process doesn’t eliminate problems with discrimination and bias. AI Recruiting Discrimination is Not Inevitable.

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.

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

The HR Capitalist

Well, here's another reason to go for pay equity if you're a company like Salesforce - to keep the DOL from knocking on your door and playing hardball, like they just did at Google. . "In In their efforts to bring wage equality to Silicon Valley, government officials have accused one of the tech industry's anchor firms of large-scale gender discrimination. Well played, Salesforce.

5 Ways to Integrate Health & Wellness Awareness in Your Employee Lifestyle Copy

Get Hppy

Fortunately, more and more organizations are realizing that and launching various types of wellness programs that can make the employees more active and at peace, so that they can give their 100% to their jobs.

A federal judge put the kibosh on Philly’s salary-history ban. Well, not really.

The Employer Handbook

Conversely, just because Target, for example, has a location in Philadelphia doesn’t preclude it from asking salary-history questions (and relying upon that data) in another city that doesn’t have a similar law. (I Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment Philadelphia

Four ways to prevent systemic discrimination in your workplace, before an EEOC charge.

The Employer Handbook

Over lunch, we discussed lots of EEOC-related stuff, including LGBT rights — PS, we’ll talk more about that in December, and you’re invited — and systemic discrimination. What is systemic discrimination? How can you avoid systemic discrimination claims?

EEO Reporting: Requirement to Collect Pay Data by Race and Gender Halted

HRWatchdog

Pay data will not be required on the 2017 EEO-1. We don’t believe it would actually help us gather information about wage and employment discrimination.” ” What Was the EEO-1 Pay Data Rule. However, employers will not be required to provide pay data.

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.

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.

EEOC on Wellness Programs and EEO-1s

Ohio Employer's Law

The EEOC has posted webinar recordings of two significant new rules: Wellness and EEO-1 requirements. Wellness. On May 17, EEOC issued final rules that describe how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) apply to wellness programs offered by employers that request health information from employees and their family members. ADA EEOC genetic information discrimination

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.

A federal judge put the kibosh on Philly’s salary-history ban. Well, not really.

The Employer Handbook

Conversely, just because Target, for example, has a location in Philadelphia doesn’t preclude it from asking salary-history questions (and relying upon that data) in another city that doesn’t have a similar law. (I Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment PhiladelphiaImage Credit: Pixabay.com ([link]. Last year, Philadelphia passed a law that banned local employers from asking individuals about their salary history.

Sensing age discrimination at work? Maybe try changing your date of birth

Steve Boese

Here in the US, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) specifically forbids workplace age discrimination against people who are age 40 and over. The law prohibits discrimination in any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, benefits, and any other term or condition of employment. But despite the ADEA's intentions, we all kind of know that age discrimination still happens in workplaces.

Genetic Testing as Part of Workplace Wellness Programs

HR Daily Advisor

While health and well-being benefits may only represent a small portion of your overall compensation plan, they can drive a disproportionate share of your budget. The post Genetic Testing as Part of Workplace Wellness Programs appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.