WIRED: Feds Warn Employers Against Discriminatory Hiring Algorithms

May 16, 2022

The greatest benefit of these documents, said Ben Winters with the Electronic Privacy Information Center, is that it tells companies that the DOJ and EOCC are paying attention and articulating the sort of responsibility that companies have, including liability for discrimination wrought by the software of a third-party vendor.

“It puts employers on notice that the agencies are expecting them to have a higher standard for the vendors they use,” Winters says.

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