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Learn how to create a strong business case for procuring and implementing accessible workplace technologies.

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Once developed, a solid, comprehensive business case can serve as an important tool in justifying your company’s accessibility initiative and communicating about it, both internally and externally.

Adopting Equitable AI Principles can make your organization a better and more inclusive place to work. It’s a strategic opportunity for an employer to be seen as a leader and innovator in its field.

Some employers report using surveillance tools because they fear that remote work lowers productivity. However, research consistently shows the opposite is true.

If you are aware of artificial intelligence (AI), you may have heard about the potential for bias and discrimination when AI is used for decision-making. In the workplace, these risks are often a result of the failure of those who design, procure, and implement AI tools to consider AI fairness and ethics.

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Example 6: Health, Wellness, and Safety

Support mental health and wellness during irregular operations As PEAT outlined in its October 2020 Think Tank report,  mental health needs are common, and many employees are experiencing significant challenges with added stresses related to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Mental health intersects strongly with other disabilities and [...]

Example 5: Accommodations and Assistive Technology

Assist employees in identifying accommodations for workplace success Employees with disabilities who request workplace accommodations and the staff who support them might use AI tools to assess the needs of individual employees who self-disclose their disability and request a workplace accommodation. Such tools might offer suggestions for accommodations [...]

Example 4: Communication and Collaboration

Help employees with disabilities communicate and collaborate Employees who are deaf or who have hearing or speech disabilities and their co-workers can use AI tools to translate and transcribe their communications in virtual meetings and other workplace discussions. Such tools can help ensure all employees can participate and [...]

Example 2: Training & Development

Providing training for skills development Learning and employee performance managers can implement AI training tools to help employees learn and practice skills they need to be successful on the job.  For instance, AI training tools can simulate job tasks or use interactive roleplay to help employees understand unconscious [...]

Example 1: Talent Acquisition

Help job seekers with disabilities find and apply to jobs AI tools can help job seekers with disabilities create more nuanced profiles that include their skills, knowledge, strengths, personality and other preferences. With more nuanced profiles, AI tools can better match diverse job seekers with employers and job opportunities, [...]

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Equitable AI is AI technology intentionally designed, developed, and implemented to result in equitable outcomes for everyone. In the workplace, Equitable AI aims to produce fairer outcomes, increase opportunities, and improve workplace success for all workers regardless of race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity or expression, religion, sexual [...]

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