New York City bill could ban AI-powered hiring tools that discriminate against applicants based on gender or race and $1,500 fines would be imposed on companies that use the technology

New York City bill could ban AI-powered hiring tools that discriminate against applicants based on gender or race and $1,500 fines would be imposed on companies that use the technology

A bill passed by the New York City council early this month aims to ban companies from using artificial intelligent-powered hiring tools that discriminate based on an applicant’s gender or race. If signed into law, the legislation will require providers the technology to systems…