Use of artificial intelligence tools leads to discrimination against persons with disabilities in employment

In the recent years Artificial Intelligence(AI) and other software tools have been used in selection of 

new employees, monitor performance, determine pay or promotions etc.  To keep inline with the 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)and  safeguard Persons with Disabilities in this process, the 

Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have released a 

technical assistance document about disability discrimination when employers use artificial 

Intelligence  (AI) and other software tools to make employment decisions. 

These documents Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Disability Discrimination in Hiring and  

The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Use of Software, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence to 

Assess Job Applicants and Employees provides technical assistance and a broad overview of rights 

and responsibilities in plain language, making it easily accessible and understandable to everyone 

regardless  their  legal or technical background.