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In this Friday post, I shared some technical guidance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice to help employers navigate the Americans with Disabilities Act when using software, algorithms, and artificial intelligence to assess job applicants and employees.

But employers using hiring software can discriminate in other ways. Continue reading

2018-07-26 12 18 12 "Welcome to New Jersey" sign along southbound New Jersey State Route 284 just after entering Wantage Township, Sussex County, New Jersey from Minisink, Orange County, New York

Famartin, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Earlier this week, Governor Phil Murphy announced that he had signed A681 into law, which expands the scope of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) — already one of the most comprehensive anti-discrimination laws in the country — by providing protections against age discrimination by employers.

Hey, I’m not complaining. Changes like these will help pay to put my kids through college. But let’s see what this latest amendment is all about. Continue reading

Over the weekend, I read this Sixth Circuit decision about a litigant who claimed that an employer discriminated against him based on his age in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

But this was not your ordinary age bias case. Continue reading

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