New guidelines issued by the EEOC for AI software within the employment process are a must-read. From recruiting chatbots to gamification in the hiring process, employers are utilizing AI more than ever. This shift isn’t without risk, especially regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
At the recent UNLEASH conference, attendees gave high marks to a talk by the EEOC Commissioner offering insights on why guidelines are necessary at this time.
The EEOC’s guidelines provide a brief overview of algorithmic decision-making in the employment process and how its use may violate Title I of the ADA. The guidelines also provide a way for employers to identify potential violations and how to bring their software and processes into compliance with the ADA.
Recommend checking out the complete guidelines here.