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GINA Compliance?

As Stoel Rives World of Employment has previously reported, Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers from discriminating against employees and applicants based on their genetic information and regulates employers’ acquisition and use of genetic information.    GINA applies to private employers with 15 or more employees, employment agencies, labor … Continue Reading

GINA Requires Employers to Post Notice, Review Policies and Procedures

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) takes effect November 21, 2009.  Is your workplace ready?  Employers will soon be required to post a notice stating that they do not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, under proposed regulations interpreting GINA. If you don’t already have one, click here to download the full "EEO is the Law" … Continue Reading

EEOC Proposes Regulations for Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

Today the EEOC published its proposed regulations on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).  Click here to download the proposed regulations.  Interested members of the public have 60 days (or until May 1, 2009) to comment on the new regs. GINA, passed by Congress last year, prohibits the improper use of genetic information in health insurance … Continue Reading
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