AI Hiring: Bias in the Code

“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. Unlike people and their unconscious biases, machines can only change their approach with new measurement and new coding. In other words, while machines may be able to address small components of unconscious bias, they cannot address all (or even most) of it.” - John Sumser

Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring

“Allowing machines to participate in and perhaps even dictate decisions in Human Resources raises a host of ethical considerations. After all, these systems control various forms of opportunity for the workforce. More precisely, they involve people’s livelihood, hopes and dreams.” - John Sumser

AI in HR Tech: Discrimination and Bias

“Bias is always an issue with AI because the machine learning systems only know what they are taught. And what machine learning systems ‘‘learn’ is sometimes surprising or just wrong.” - Heather Bussing
 

The Problem with Corporate Values

Corporate values are not always what they seem. Insincere proclamations and ignored platitudes in values statements can become a powerful negative influence when they are practiced and defended with conviction. Dr. Todd Dewett explains.
 

It’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.

On November 27, 2019, in Discrimination, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“People often wonder if they’re being harassed at work, treated unfairly, or have been wrongfully terminated. It turns out, what most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally.” - Heather Bussing
 

Legal Issues in AI: Discrimination and Bias

“Bias is always an issue with AI because the machine learning systems only know what they are taught. And what machine learning systems ‘learn’ is sometimes surprising or just wrong.” - Heather Bussing
 

Basically, it’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.

“People often wonder if they’re being harassed at work, treated unfairly, or have been wrongfully terminated. It turns out, what most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally.” – Heather Bussing
 

Should Age Discrimination Matter to You?

On April 30, 2019, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“We are a culture that idolizes youth. We want to live forever. But we are terrified of getting old. Age discrimination can happen to you. It probably will.” – Heather Bussing
 

Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

“Bias is always an issue with Intelligent Tools because the machine learning systems only know what they are taught. And what machine learning systems ‘learn’ is sometimes surprising or just wrong.” – Heather Bussing
 

Religion v. Law

Marriage is one of those places where law and religion cross and both have strong interests.