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Podcast | Perspectives

Can an employee be dismissed by an AI system?

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Senior associates Venolan Naidoo and Daphney Willem sit down to chat together in this podcast recording titled “Can an employee be dismissed by an AI system?”. They discuss the role played by AI systems in the selection of candidates employment and the possible dismissal of employees. This is often quite a big challenge for organisations, especially with the rapid advancement of technology, and so they approach the subject in a practical manner by examining this topic through the lens of POPIA, as well as looking at the dynamics around employers and employees, and the impact of technology in the workplace. Venolan sheds some light on what employers need to consider when implementing 3rd party AI applications.


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