Incident 489: Workday's AI Tools Allegedly Enabled Employers to Discriminate against Applicants of Protected Groups

Description: Workday's algorithmic screening systems were alleged in a lawsuit allowing employers to discriminate against African-Americans, people over 40, and people with disabilities.


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Alleged: Workday developed and deployed an AI system, which harmed Derek Mobley , applicants with disabilities , applicants over 40 and African American applicants.

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Workday sued for discrimination over candidate screening · 2023

Workday stands accused of building algorithms that have resulted in bias against Black applicants in their 40s, according to a lawsuit.

Launched earlier this week in the Northern District Court of California, the case alleges that the HR an…


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