The White House recently published a "Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights" on protections related to algorithmic bias and discrimination in automated and artificial intelligence technologies; employee data privacy; and employer surveillance of the workplace. Employment is listed as one of several "sensitive domains" deserving of enhanced protections.
We've rounded up articles from SHRM Online and other outlets to provide more context on the news.
It is important to note that the White House guidance is not legally binding; is not an official policy, regulation or law; and does not include enforcement measures. The guidelines also fall short of the European Union's landmark General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that has forced global organizations to change how they collect data, among other things.
Still, some technology leaders said the White House blueprint could lead to heavy-handed regulation that might risk putting U.S. businesses at a disadvantage and stifle innovation.
(The Wall Street Journal)
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