Toronto: 06.25.19 - 2019 LegalEase Conference - Welcome Our Robot Overlords: AI, Technology, and Employment Law
The digital age has transformed human resources. Technology can enable greater consistency in employee management and ensure that decisions are backed by data and precedent. Employers have access to more information than ever, but also face potential risks when using technology to analyze employees. Employers also face privacy and security issues when using AI, big data, and predictive analytics. Join us for a discussion of the employment law considerations on the use of technology in HR. Our presentations will be:
- Blue J Legal’s “Employment Foresight” with Ben Alarie, CEO of Blue J Legal
An introduction to HR Foresight, a new AI-powered platform that's helping HR professionals confidently manage challenging workplace issues and employee disputes.
- “Employees Behaving Badly” with Stuart Rudner, founder of Rudner Law
A discussion of the how employees’ technology use can get them into trouble and of the law on the discipline and dismissal that can result.
- Privacy and security implications of AI, big data, and predictive analytics with Daniel Michaluk, partner at Hicks Morley.
- The Use of AI in the Recruitment Process with Lisa Stam, founder of Spring Law.
A discussion of the risks and pitfalls of using AI in the recruitment process, including the potential for bias and not controlling for prohibited grounds of discrimination.