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July 11, 2022 • News

EEOC and DOJ Release Guidance on Use of AI Tools in Employment Decisions 

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently released guidance on employers’ use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in the course of making employment decisions. The technical assistance documents address the potential for disability discrimination when employers use artificial intelligence (AI), machine-learning and other emerging technologies to make employment decisions. This could include software tools related to recruitment, performance monitoring, or determining pay and/or promotions; computer-based tests for applicants; or software to score resumes. Such tools could result in discrimination against people with disabilities in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The documents are:

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