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Federal Agencies: AI in Employment Subject to EEO Regulations

April 15, 2024

By: Kristen Pryor and Dave Schmidt

On April 4, 2024, multiple federal agencies charged with enforcing various laws signed a joint statement asserting that:

  1. Their existing enforcement authority encompasses and applies to the use of automated...
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OMB Policy Regarding Federal Agencies’ Use of Artificial Intelligence

April 12, 2024

By: Kristen Pryor and Dave Schmidt

To meet obligations set forth in the President’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Executive Order 14110, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published a memorandum for Federal Agencies on March 28, 2024. This...
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President Biden Signs an Executive Order Related to the Use of AI

November 16, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

On October 30, 2023 President Biden signed the Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. It covers a very wide range of areas related to the use of artificial...

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EEOC Settles First AI Hiring Bias Lawsuit

August 24, 2023

By: Bre Timko, Dave Schmidt, Grace Boudjalis

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) settled its first lawsuit concerning artificial intelligence (AI) bias in hiring with iTutorGroup Inc. (now known as Fullmind), an organization that...
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Proposed Senate Bill: The No Robot Bosses Act of 2023

August 10, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Sarah Layman

Federal focus on broadly understanding, regulating, and balancing the benefits and risks related to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to grow; increasingly, there is activity on this front related to...
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New York City Local Law 144 Roundtables and FAQ: 10 Take-Aways

July 26, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

In late May, the New York City (NYC or the City) Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) held multiple roundtables about Local Law 144 for which began being enforced on July 5, 2023. On June 30th, the DCWP...
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EEOC Issues Guidance on Software, Algorithms, and AI in Employee Selection

May 19, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

On May 18, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a press release in which they link to new guidance they have provided on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in selection procedures....

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Federal Agencies Make Statement on Discrimination & Bias in Automated Systems

May 01, 2023

By: Bre Timko and Dave Schmidt

Federal leaders, including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chair Burrows, U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

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Technical Report Issued on the Use of AI in Employment Decision Making

April 12, 2023

By: Kermit Olson

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in employment decision making is receiving ever increasing attention from governmental agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Office of Federal Contract...

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Summarizing the Updated Final Rules Issued for NYC's Local Law 144

April 12, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

On April 6, 2023, the New York City (NYC) Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) issued the final set of rules for enforcing Local Law 144, regulating the use of automated employment decision tools (AEDTs)...

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Delay Announced for the Enforcement of New York City’s Local Law 144

April 06, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

If you have been following the state of New York City’s Local Law 144, which is intended to regulate the use of automated employment decision tools (AEDTs) used to make or substantially assist hiring decisions, you may...

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EEOC Hearing on Employment Discrimination in AI

February 27, 2023

By: Bre Timko and Dave Schmidt 

On January 31, 2023, theEqual Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had a hearing, entitled “Navigating Employment Discrimination in AI and Automated Systems: A New Civil Rights Frontier. This hearing, which...

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