In May 2008, Congress enacted the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), which was intended to prevent the potential misues of genetic information to discriminate against employees in connection with providing health insurance and employment. GINA prohibits discrimination on the basis of genetic information and restricts the disclosure of such information.
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- May 22, 2013 10:12 AM
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Compensatory Time Amendment to Fair Labor Standards Act
The U.S. House of Representatives have taken a major step...
- May 16, 2013 12:56 PM
EEOC Issues Revised Guidance on Specific Disabilities
The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 ("ADAAA") amended the Americans...
- May 2, 2013 10:08 AM
Do Employee Wellness Programs Violate Federal Law?
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has scheduled a...
- May 1, 2013 9:23 AM
U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Dismissal of Retaliation Claim Made in Connection with "Paramour Preference" Claim
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- April 29, 2013 2:25 PM
U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals Confirms Broader Construction Under New York City Human Rights Law
In 2005, the New York City Council amended the New...
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