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AI in the workplace: DOL offers principles, best practices

Guidance can be tailored to any workplace

Posted May 31, 2024

With the increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace, the Department of Labor (DOL) has released a set of principles and best practices for developers and employers to follow. Artificial Intelligence and Worker Well-being: Principles for Developers and Employers provides guidance to consider throughout the AI lifecycle – from design to use to auditing.

The principles include:

  • Centering worker empowerment,
  • Ethically developing AI,
  • Establishing AI governance and human oversight,
  • Ensuring transparency in AI use,
  • Protecting labor and employment rights,
  • Using AI to enable workers,
  • Supporting workers impacted by AI, and
  • Ensuring responsible use of worker data.

Developers and employers should review these principles and best practices and tailor them to their workplace.

This article was written by Carmen King of J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

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