Technology in workplace

In the rapidly evolving landscape of tech, Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) is becoming a central player, especially in sectors like customer service, content creation, and human resources.

While GenAI offers groundbreaking efficiencies and capabilities (and excites the sci-fi nerds in all of us), it also poses unique challenges, particularly when it comes to biased outputs. This issue, often summarized by the old adage “garbage in, garbage out,” reflects the reality that AI systems can only be as unbiased as the data they are trained on.Continue Reading The Perils of Bias in Workplace GenAI

Proposed new job posting requirements regarding AI disclosure

The Ontario government recently introduced Bill 149 – Working for Workers Act, 2023 which includes planned amendments to the rules regarding job postings in the Employment Standards Act. The planned amendments include a requirement that employers disclose the use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) in the hiring process.  The specific language proposed for this amendment in Bill 149 is as follows:

Every employer who advertises a publicly advertised job posting and who uses artificial intelligence to screen, assess or select applicants for the position shall include in the posting a statement disclosing the use of the artificial intelligence.Continue Reading AI in the Hiring Process – Legislative Changes and Risks for Employers to Consider