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The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is already omnipresent in many areas of working life and in HR work. Nevertheless, German legislators have so far provided hardly any AI specific regulations in the context of employment. Employers in Germany are, however, not in a legal vacuum and must comply with various employment (and data protection) regulations when using AI. In future, employers will also have to observe the legal framework created by the recently adopted European Union’s AI Regulation laying down harmonised rules on artificial intelligence (AI Act).Continue Reading Artificial Intelligence in German employment law – A status quo and an outlook on the recently adopted EU AI regulation