Algorithms on the job: data-driven wages and discrimination drivers

This article was originally published on HR Magazine on May 17th 2023.

AI (artificial intelligence) is a topic that is frequently discussed in most industries and lately, algorithmic or ‘algorithmically personalised’ wages seem to be widely discussed.

With technology and AI developing at a rapid rate, it’s provided employees a platform to manage workers based on algorithmic data, with this process expanding into workers’ wages.

In the US, there have been recent changes made by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other federal enforcement agencies to monitor and “protect the public from bias in automated systems” – Judd Grutman (The Torrey Firm) expects this to be the start of workers’ wage-focused litigation.

Workplaces that are heavily reliant on algorithm-driven technology require frequent reviews to remain compliant with regulations.

Read the article in full here to find out how employers can remain compliant.