In “Artificial Intelligence In Hiring: A Growing Employment Discrimination And Legal Menace?” international labor and employment partner Erika Collins spoke to HR Legal & Compliance Excellence about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in hiring and the takeaways from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) first-ever AI discrimination in hiring lawsuit.
“The use of AI programs to make employment-related decisions creates a risk for employers to be subject to Title VII discrimination claims,” Collins explained. “AI programs are complex machines that can potentially generate biased results against protected groups of people.”
Collins further addressed employers’ increased use of “AI programs to make decisions in hiring, promotions, terminations, and monitoring employee performance,” as well as greater regulations and potential liabilities, including the risk of bias.
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