NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection announced on April 6, 2023 that it will begin enforcement of the AEDT Law and Final Rule on July 5, 2023. The guidance reflects the Notice of Adoption of Final Rule.
New York City Local Law 144 regulates the use of automated employment decision tools (AEDTs) by employers and employment agencies in the city.
The law defines an AEDT as any computational process, derived from machine learning, statistical modeling, data analytics, or artificial intelligence, that issues simplified output, including a score, classification, or recommendation, that is used to substantially assist or replace discretionary decision making for making employment decisions that impact natural persons.”
Follow the guide for more specifics on the law.
Context and background of the law
Territorial scope of the law
Definition of AEDT and its scope
Requirements of the Law
What does Bias Audit entail?
Where is the law at now?
Enforcement and Compliance
What to expect from an Independent Bias Audit
Bias Audit Recommendations
Outlook for companies using employment hiring tools for discretionary decisions