The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission seeks to ensure that artificial intelligence and other emerging tools used in employment and other employment decisions comply with the federal civil rights applied by the agency, says its chairman.
Speaking at a seminar. , said Charlotte A. Burrows Although these tools have "great potential" to improve our lives, but the agency is "aware" that they can be used to "mask and perpetuate bias or create new discriminatory barriers to jobs. We must work for to ensure that these new technologies do not become a high-tech path to discrimination. "
Her comments were reported by the Agency in a statement.
The EEOC said the initiative will examine in more detail how technology is. aims to guide applicants, employees, employers and suppliers to ensure that these technologies are used fairly and comply with federal law.
The Agency said that as part of this initiative it will set up an internal working group, launch a series " listening "sessions with key stakeholders, gathering information, identifying promising practices and issuing technical assistance.
It said that the new initiative will to build on the Commission's previous work in this field.