Last year, Amazon scrapped its machine-learning algorithm because it discovered it had a major problem—the artificial intelligence didn’t like women. The machine-based learning tool was designed to analyze resumes and compare potential applicants to Amazon’s current work force. The algorithm was designed to take 100 resumes and filter out the top five applicants.
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In the case of Padilla v. Moravian Development Corp., No. C-48-CV-2017-1007 (C.P. Northampt. Co. Jan. 23, 2019 McFadden, J.), Judge F.P. Kimberly McFadden of the Northampton County Court ofContinue Reading
High School Mock Trial Competition is upon us all across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Hoping you might consider serving as a Juror in the Competition in your County.
The Securities and Exchange Commission took the long-awaited step of proposing rules for comment that would extend the ability to test the waters beyond emerging growth companies, or EGCs. ThisContinue Reading
The Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) released a question and answer guide relating to the recently adopted rule amendments requiring disclosure of company policies on hedging transactionsContinue Reading
On February 15, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced that it had settled—on a no-admit, no-deny basis—with Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (“Cognizant”) for alleged violations of theContinue Reading
U.S. Subpoena Fails to Secure the Production of Witness Statements and Disclosed Documents in English Proceedings
On 12 February 2019, the English High Court issued a judgment in proceedings related to the takeover of Autonomy Corporation Limited (now ACL Netherlands BV) by the Hewlett-Packard group inContinue Reading
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) mandates that public accommodation must be provided to disabled persons to allow for the “full and equal enjoyment” of theContinue Reading
An employer’s duty to provide information to the union representing its employees is a frequent of topic of interest to labor relations practitioners because it is very easy to violate the law.Continue Reading
In 2016 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a Rule intended to improve the tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses, known as the Electronic Recordkeeping Rule. The Rule wouldContinue Reading