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An artificial intelligence (AI) bias-in-hiring lawsuit that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) settled this week was the first case of its kind brought by the agency. But employment lawyers expect many more to come, as well as more suits filed by job candidates who believe they were victims of AI bias.

A consent decree filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Wednesday says China-based iTutorGroup will pay $365,000 to more than 200 job candidates who were automatically screened out as too old by iTutor's software.

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Greg Andrews

Greg Andrews is the editor overseeing ALM Media's coverage of corporate legal departments. He previously was editor of Indianapolis Business Journal and business editor of The Indianapolis Star. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @Greg_Andr