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YOUR EMPLOYER WAS HERE! Pros and Pitfalls of Advanced Technology and Artificial Intelligence Throughout an Employee's Lifecycle

March 25, 2020 at 8:45am11:15am (EDT)
Woodway Country Club

540 Hoyt Street

Darien, CT

It is estimated that 40% of jobs will be lost to AI and automation in the next 15 years - an accelerated pace of change. Count on this CLE, hosted in partnership with the ACC Westchester-Southern Connecticut, to provide you with an understanding of what AI is being used for today and may be used for in the future, including the legal pitfalls and ethical issues.

Using IBM’s “The Business Case for AI in HR” as a framework it would:

  • ATTRACT: Chatbots for candidate questions, Individualized job results/matching based on candidate, personalized ads for job openings, AI tools to craft an effective and inclusive job description
  • HIRE: Auto Weed Out Resumes based on keywords used, indicate matches between resumes and job, Leverage market and past company information trends; Onboarding efficiency
  • ENGAGE: Analyze Surveys, Feedback, and Employee chatter; Manager Alerts re individual employee data such as skills, readiness for promotion and likeliness to leave; Mood and Performance indicators
  • RETAIN: Compensation and Benefit Planning based on individual performance, History and Market trends
  • DEVELOP: Individualized Learning and Skill Development Programs for training and Indicators of Propensity to Learn, Skill Gaps
  • GROW: Career Development and Coaching
  • SERVE: Enable Employees to ask questions 24/7 via chatbots

Positives of AI and advanced technology include:

  • Elimination of Bias and Diversity
  • Efficiency
  • Ability to Retain and Build a better workforce

Legal pitfalls & risks with the use of AI & advanced technology in the workplace include:

  • Application of a 20th century regulatory environment to 21st century technology
  • EEOC standards and discrimination
  • Indemnity clauses with software vendors
  • Privacy Issues
  • Legal developments – what’s next?
  • Ethical Issues – just because the technology exists, how much should we really know about our employees?

Verrill attorneys Robert Brooks and Calvin Woo will be joined by Gracie Wright, an attorney with IBM.

Cost: The program is $50 until March 22. After March 22, the cost of the program is $75.

CLE: Approximately 1 ETHICS + 2 NY Professional Practice (accepted in NJ & many other states) and/or 1 CT Ethics & 2 General (all CLE timing is dependent on actual instruction time including all attendee questions)

To RSVP, email Lee Cushman with the ACC Westchester-Southern Connecticut Chapter at [email protected].

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