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Colorado Passes Artificial Intelligence Act

4 June 2024

Colorado Passes Artificial Intelligence Act

Author: Anthony Kaylin

Colorado’s governor signed the Artificial Intelligence Act, Senate Bill (SB) 24-205, on May 17, 2024. This law is a comprehensive AI law that follows the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s technical assistance documents, the Department of Labor’s recent guidance, the New York City automated employment decision tools law, Tennessee’s regulation of deepfakes, Illinois’ Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act, and Maryland’s facial...
Categories: EverythingPeople, AI
Is HR Ready for AI?

28 May 2024

Is HR Ready for AI?

Author: Anthony Kaylin

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being embedded in HR tools without warning.  From applicant tracking to learning management systems, AI is becoming a staple of the HR arsenal.  Going back to the late 1990s and 2000s, big data analysis was the “thing.”  Degrees popped up, statisticians and/or statistical knowledge became a sexy and necessary requirement as internal databases became overwhelming. 

Categories: EverythingPeople, AI
ASE Releases AI Survey Results Highlighting Employers’ Adoption and Concerns in Michigan

22 May 2024

ASE Releases AI Survey Results Highlighting Employers’ Adoption and Concerns in Michigan

Author: Heather Nezich

Troy, MI – May 16, 2024 --- ASE, one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, has released the results of its AI Survey.  The pulse survey of Michigan employers assesses HR’s usage of AI in organizations. Below are the highlights of that short pulse survey.

Categories: Press Releases, AI
A Fun Exercise with Chat GPT to Identify Your Leadership Styles

21 May 2024

A Fun Exercise with Chat GPT to Identify Your Leadership Styles

Author: Mary E. Corrado

It’s become apparent that AI is here to stay, so we might as well embrace it. Although, ASE recently surveyed Michigan employers and it revealed that that only a quarter of Michigan employers are currently using or planning to implement AI in HR, with significant concerns about reliability, data privacy, and bias.

Categories: Blog, EverythingPeople, AI
DOL Announces AI Guidelines for Employers

21 May 2024

DOL Announces AI Guidelines for Employers

Author: Heather Nezich

On May 16, 2024, the Department of Labor announced a comprehensive set of guidelines to help employers and developers create and use artificial intelligence. These principles aim to improve job quality and safeguard workers' rights.

Categories: EverythingPeople, AI
OFCCP Issues AI Guidance

14 May 2024

OFCCP Issues AI Guidance

Author: Anthony Kaylin

As part of the requirements under Executive Order 14110, which called for U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Labor, to publish guidance for Federal contractors on the use of AI relating to nondiscrimination in employment decisions, the OFCCP released their guidance along with a landing page for the use of AI systems.  Although various pundits disagree as to the legality of the guidance, the guidance itself does not state anything that would be unexpected in the new AI...
Categories: EverythingPeople, AI
Building Trust in AI: Developing Guiding Principles for Ethical and Effective Implementation

16 April 2024

Building Trust in AI: Developing Guiding Principles for Ethical and Effective Implementation

Author: Dana Weidinger

Rapid advancement in AI has organizations either ignoring the technology or rushing to implement it for a competitive advantage. However, implementing AI without proper guidelines regulating its use and adoption exposes organizations to risks that negatively impact organizational outcomes. Avoid adverse organizational outcomes by collaborating with organizational leaders to develop responsible AI guiding principles. 

Categories: EverythingPeople, AI
Using AI in Training

9 April 2024

Using AI in Training

Author: Clifton Clarke

Everyone is talking about AI! Artificial intelligence is changing our landscape on every level. In the training world, facilitators are starting to rely on its benefits. Here is your cautionary warning and some things to look out for when using AI for training:

Europe Has Established AI Regulatory Framework

2 April 2024

Europe Has Established AI Regulatory Framework

Author: Anthony Kaylin

On March 13, 2024, the European Parliament approved the EU Artificial Intelligence Act (the “AI Act”), which will be the world’s first comprehensive set of rules for artificial intelligence. “The AI Act has nudged the future of AI in a human-centric direction, in a direction where humans are in control of the technology and where it — the technology — helps us leverage new discoveries, economic growth, societal progress and unlock human potential,"...
Categories: EverythingPeople, AI
New York City’s AI Law is all Bark and No Bite

5 March 2024

New York City’s AI Law is all Bark and No Bite

Author: Anthony Kaylin

Last July, New York City (NYC) implemented its artificial intelligence reporting Law 144 for New York City Employers.  Specifically, the law requires employers to audit and notify candidates about the use of automated employment decision tools. 

Can AI Reduce Bias in HR Processes?

2 January 2024

Can AI Reduce Bias in HR Processes?

Author: Heather Nezich

Approximately one year following the widespread introduction of ChatGPT, the realm of generative AI (GenAI) has generated a mix of enthusiasm and apprehension among employees and their respective organizations.

How the AI Transformation will Impact Organizations

26 September 2023

How the AI Transformation will Impact Organizations

Author: Anthony Kaylin

Although Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around in one form or another for the past 30 years, with the advent of the web and ability to electronically link large datasets, AI is coming on its own.  The AI transformation from work to daily life is coming on strong and fast, but not fast enough to immediately eliminate a number of jobs.

Categories: EverythingPeople, AI
EEOC Settles First AI Age Discrimination Lawsuit

15 August 2023

EEOC Settles First AI Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Author: Anthony Kaylin

iTutorGroup Inc. will pay $365,000 to a group of approximately 200 rejected job seekers age 40 and over, according to a consent decree filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The 2022 lawsuit against iTutorGroup Inc was the first by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) involving a company's use of AI to make employment decisions.
Navigating the Path to Wellness with AI

15 August 2023

Navigating the Path to Wellness with AI

Author: Linda Olejniczak

Employer-sponsored mental health benefits are no longer a nice-to-have — they are a necessity. In a recent playbook published by HR Drive, an estimated 90% of organizations have invested in wellness tools such as meditation apps and employee assistance programs (EAP). But these well-being initiatives are not having the impact they should — the number of employees that are still silently struggling is staggering. Rather than seeking support, they take vacation, use sick leave...
New Skill Gaps are Anticipated in the Age of AI

25 July 2023

New Skill Gaps are Anticipated in the Age of AI

Author: Heather Nezich

A new study from TalentLMS shows that nearly two-thirds of HR managers feel AI is changing the skills needed in today's workplace.  As the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation continues to grow in the workplace, a recent survey of HR managers conducted by TalentLMS sheds light on the required skills and the challenges faced by companies, while navigating the AI era.

Categories: EverythingPeople, AI
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