AI & the Workplace: IP, Employment and Privacy Considerations

Ken D. Kumayama Annie Villanueva Jeffers Helena J. Derbyshire Pramode Chiruvolu

On June 1, Skadden hosted the webinar “AI & the Workplace: IP, Employment and Privacy Considerations.” Firm speakers included labor and employment head David Schwartz, partners Ken Kumayama and Anne Villanueva, and counsel Helena Derbyshire and Pramode Chiruvolu. Topics included current and proposed legislation at the federal, state and local levels; discrimination and bias risks in screening, interviewing and hiring, as well as disparate impact and treatment concerns; helpful information to avoid triggering violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act and certain background check laws; and navigating the evolving workplace with AI-powered chatbots and other tools that create new risks across all industries.