Is Job Screening AI Biased?

Information Commissioner John Edwards has announced an investigation into the use of artificial intelligence in recruitment as candidates could be unfairly discriminated against.  It’s commonplace for AI technology to be used in the recruitment process, such as short-listing candidates, testing applicants, and undertaking initial interviews.  However there have increasing concerns about the possibility of inherent bias […]

Management By Bots Harms Gig Workers

Gig economy workers who use apps and platforms to find work are managed, profiled and controlled by opaque algorithmic systems according to Worker Info Exchange, an organisation which helps workers obtain information held about them.  Worker Info Exchange say the technology used by platforms cause harm to workers who are not in control over their […]