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  • With Governor Jared Polis’s signing into law SB 24-205, Colorado becomes the first U.S. state to enact comprehensive legislation regulating the use and development of AI systems.
  • The law addresses, among other things, the risk of algorithmic discrimination “arising from the intended and contracted uses of … high-risk artificial intelligence system[s].”
  • The Colorado

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  • The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division published new field assistance guiding its field staff on the implications of employers’ increasing use of automated systems and AI technologies.
  • The guidance cautions that while such technologies have workplace benefits, human oversight is necessary to avoid results that violate federal labor laws.
  • The guidance comes after

FTC Prohibits Non-Competes. On April 24, 2024 the Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 to finalize its Non-Compete Clause Rule, which effectively prohibits the use of non-compete provisions. The rule fulfills—at least for the time being—a 2020 campaign promise that then-presidential candidate Joe Biden made to “eliminate all non-compete agreements.” The sweeping rule contains an

DOL OT Rule Imminent. On April 10, 2024, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs completed its review of the U.S. Department of Labor’s rule that makes changes to the overtime regulations implementing the Fair Labor Standards Act. This means that the new rule could be published any day now. As a reminder, the proposed

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  • DHS has announced three AI pilot projects, including USCIS’s initiative to use AI in immigration officer training to provide personalized training methodologies.
  • The USCIS initiative is part of a broader DHS strategy to harness AI’s potential “while ensuring that individuals’ privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties are protected.”
  • DHS is expected to report