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Take care when using AI in the workplace

When used effectively, artificial intelligence, or “AI,” can eliminate much bias in decision-making. However, when misused, AI may actually promote the same bias it should thwart. Generally, employers use AI in the workplace through supervised machine learning (SML) during the ...

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Employer can be sued for retaliation

Given some evidence that an employer’s proffered reasons for firing a former employee could be construed as pretextual, a lawsuit alleging that the termination was made in retaliation for the employee’s complaint about workplace racial discrimination can go forward. While ...

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Prompt Pay Act means business

For executives involved in Massachusetts construction projects, the routine pay applications that are exchanged in the ordinary course of business must now receive their utmost attention — as any failure to reject a pay application in strict accordance with the ...

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EEOC must track intake timing by field office

On average, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) takes 69 days to process a discrimination claim. The slowest office took 111 days while the fastest office took just 11, according to findings from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), ...

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