NYC Local Law 144 Enforcement Date Postponed

December 13, 2022
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NYC Local Law 144 Enforcement Date Postponed

The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) has recently announced that Local Law 144 of 2021, AKA the NYC Bias Audit law, has had the date at which it will be enforced postponed. The law which was due to take effect and be enforced from 1 January 2023 will now come into force on 5 July2023. Due to a high volume of public comments received regarding the law and to allow the planning and completion of a second hearing on the bill. You can find the full announcement here.

More About NYC Local Law 144

The NYC Bias Audit law requires companies that use automated tools to hire candidates or promote employees within New York City to have these tools independently audited for bias on an annual basis. For more information regarding the NYC Bias Audit law, you can download our white paper on the law here, or if you are looking to get a bias audit for your tool in order to be compliant with the law, you can do so here.

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