Artificial Intelligence

Keypoint: New York City issued final regulations on the use of automated employment decision tools by employers, with enforcement to begin on July 5, 2023.

The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) adopted its Final Rule to implement Local Law 144, which regulates the use of “automated employment decision tools” (AEDTs) to screen applicants or employees in the city. The DCWP also announced that it will begin enforcing the law on July 5, 2023.

Continue Reading NYC Finalizes Regulations on AI Employment Tools and Will Begin Enforcement on July 5, 2023

Keypoint: After a January hearing, New York City continues to consider comments to a new law regulating employers’ use of automated employment decision tools, with enforcement to begin “in the coming months.”

New York City moves closer to implementing Local Law 144, the first major U.S. law governing the use of AI employment technologies. On January 23, 2023, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), the agency charged with enforcing the law, held a second public hearing on the law’s proposed rules to address several ambiguities related to key definitions and the scope of the law. Within the past week, the DCWP published a transcript of the hearing and announced that it would finalize its rules and begin enforcement “in the coming months.”

Continue Reading NYC to Finalize Rules and Begin Regulating AI Employment Tools in Coming Months After Public Hearing

Keypoint: Employers who use automated employment decision tools in New York City will receive additional guidance on complying with Local Law 144 before enforcement begins on April 15, 2023.

New York City employers who use automated employment decision tools (“AEDTs”) now have until April 15, 2023, to prepare for compliance with New York City Local Law 144 which regulates usage of such tools. The law was to go into effect on January 1, 2023.

In the below post, we provide a brief overview of the law and its current rulemaking process.

Continue Reading New York City Postpones Enforcement of Law Regulating AI Employment Tools