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Posted on: Nov 14, 2019

Intro by Tim Devereux, Wagner Reese LLP

Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, employers in Illinois will have obligations under the Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act, a first-in-the-nation statute that imposes transparency, consent, and data destruction duties on employers using AI to screen applicants for Illinois-based positions. The AI video act, however, is silent on enforcement in the face of violations—a key problem for employers seeking to comply and aggrieved parties seeking remedies.

Legal experts believe that violations of the new law will be actionable in one form or another – however, the specific theories of recovery are still developing. Read more.

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