Cornell University recently released a study that calls into question the effectiveness of one of the first laws regulating artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace. Businesses have begun to use computer-based tools known as automated employment decision tools (AEDTs) to automate and streamline hiring and promotion decisions. In response to the use of these systems, New York City passed Local Law 144 to establish and set safeguards over the use of AI and AEDTs in the workplace.

In an article for Law360, partner Reid Skibell and associate Nathan Ades discuss the requirements of Local Law 144, the findings of Cornell University’s study on the law, and how the law will impact future regulations for the use of AI in the workplace moving forward.

Read the article here.