The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is calling for greater protections for workers concerning automated decisions made by artificial intelligence (AI) systems. Speaking to the BBC, a TUC representative said that its research had revealed AI tools are being used in several industries "at the recruitment stage in things like CV sifting, but then beyond that in team allocation, allocation of work, disciplinary measures, right through to termination of employment". The TUC is concerned unrealistic targets set by AI systems could affect workers' health. It says companies should be transparent about how AI is being used to make employee decisions and that those decisions should be "subject to a human review."
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