New York City enforces groundbreaking local law against biased hiring algorithms

  • Companies must now submit hiring algorithms for independent audits, with findings becoming public. Under Local Law 144, it’s mandatory that companies disclose their algorithm use to employees and job candidates.
  • Non-compliant firms face fines, with penalties escalating per subsequent breach. Companies are in violation if they use an algorithm not in compliance with the law or fail to provide sufficient disclosure.
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