After Hefty Algorithmic Pay Cut, Rural Mail Carriers Are Getting 'a Huge Slap In the Face' From Union
A grassroots effort to decertify the 120-year-old rural carriers union after two-thirds of its members got hit with a pay cut threatens to upend one of America’s most iconic professions.
Instead of their pay, workers are being offered a money order that must be paid back due to what USPS called a "programming issue."
Senators Call on USPS to Delay Controversial Pay Cut for Rural Carriers Determined By Mystery Algorithm
The pay cut affecting two-thirds of rural carriers at a time when the USPS is struggling to deliver mail in rural areas due to a labor shortage is scheduled to go into effect next week.
The newly-implemented Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS) slashed rural carrier pay despite a worker shortage.
As AI hiring tools get more popular, they've attracted scrutiny for potential biases—and lawsuits claiming they can discriminate on the basis of age, gender, and race.
A new study identifies "algorithmic pay discrimination" on gig work platforms.
General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo warned that employers are using surveillance and automated management practices to block workers from exercising their basic rights.
“Copilot” was trained using billions of lines of open-source code hosted on sites like Github. The people who wrote the code are not happy.
Researchers warn that systems which predict patients’ race from X-rays and CT scans will fuel medical discrimination.
A new study used digitally and physically applied makeup to test the limits of state-of-the-art facial recognition software.
In Chicago, a government watchdog says Shotspotter alerts have only led to evidence of gun crime in 9 percent of cases.