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AI-Based Hiring Concerns Academics, Regulators

February 14, 2020
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Researchers are raising questions about the growing array of new digital tools employers are using to streamline the hiring process.

"Proponents of new technologies assert that digital tools eliminate bias and discrimination by attempting to remove humans from the process, but technology is not developed or used in a vacuum," said Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore. "A growing body of evidence suggests that left unchecked, digital tools can absorb and replicate systemic biases that are ingrained in the environment in which they are designed."