Suit Over AI Hiring Tools Tests Discrimination Law Boundaries

February 28, 2023

An unsuccessful job seeker’s suit claiming human resources software provider Workday’s artificial intelligence-powered hiring tools violate employment discrimination laws could provide early answers about whether vendors can face liability for products that yield biased results, experts say.

A lawsuit accusing Workday of violating discrimination laws with its job applicant screening software spotlights thorny legal issues surrounding the use of AI in workplaces, experts say.