New York City became the first U.S. jurisdiction to attempt to regulate the use of artificial intelligence in employment decisions last year, when it started enforcing a statute that requires employers to audit the AI tools they use for bias. So far, the law has proved to be a toothless flop, management-side experts say.
The National Labor Relations Board's deputy prosecutor on Friday detailed how the agency's rewrite of its joint employer standard is intertwined with other issues related to who is considered an employee under federal labor law, saying the board is responding to the "real world" effects of complex business structures.
A Columbus, Ohio, law that took effect Friday barring employers from asking job candidates about past salaries highlights how progressive cities can depart from their politically conservative states on wage issues and how tensions can arise from such differences. Here, Law360 explores how the new law fits into the trend.
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