Artificial intelligence tools are fundamentally changing how people work. Tasks that used to be painstaking and time-consuming are now able to be completed in real-time with the assistance of AI.

Many organizations have sought to leverage the benefits of AI in various ways. An organization, for instance, can use AI to screen resumes and identify

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down affirmative action in undergraduate admissions, Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, No. 20-1199 (the “SFFA Decision,” summarized here) has significant implications for admissions in higher education. However, some are considering whether the High Court’s holding will have a ripple

Continuing its initiative regarding the use of data, automated processes, and artificial intelligence (“AI”), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is holding a hearing on January 31, 2023 for examining the use of automated systems and AI in employment decisions.

This in-person hearing will begin at 10:00am EST on January 31 at the EEOC

On August 11, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced proposed rulemaking pertaining to “commercial surveillance and lax data security.”  However, the overall focus of the potential rulemaking is consumer privacy and data security. The FTC states in its notice that its “extensive enforcement and policy work over the last couple of decades on consumer

“The EEOC is keenly aware that [artificial intelligence and algorithmic decision-making] tools may mask and perpetuate bias or create new discriminatory barriers to jobs. We must work to ensure that these new technologies do not become a high-tech pathway to discrimination.”

Statement from EEOC Chair Charlotte A. Burrows in late October 2021 announcing the employment

As employers continue to grapple with a safe return to the workplace, on January 21, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance for businesses and employers on SARS-CoV-2 testing of employees, as part of a more comprehensive approach to reducing transmission of the virus in non-healthcare workplaces. While the CDC

While its rollout has been slow, the vaccine is being administered across the U.S. and in other countries. As of January 15, 2021, nearly 36 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, just over 11 million in the U.S. For a variety of reasons, organizations want to know whether their workforce members

Since March of this year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released guidance on a near-monthly basis addressing various FAQs concerning COVID-19 issues. The guidance has focused on disability-related inquiries, confidentiality, hiring, and reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as issues under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

In late-March and April 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released guidance addressing various questions with answers concerning COVID-19 and related workplace disability-related issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Recently, on June 17th, the EEOC updated its guidance to include a new question regarding antibody testing.

Most of the questions

Stopping the spread of coronavirus is critical to overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic. As testing is ramping up around the country, some states and localities have imposed health screening requirements in an effort to identify persons at risk of being infected and stopping them from infecting others. Whether mandatory or recommended, screening employees and visitors could