Yearly Archives: 2009

Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act is Active

On Saturday, the anti-discrimination portions of the federal Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) became effective. Title II of the law applies to employers with 15 or more employees, the threshold for race, sex, religious, and other forms of discrimination.  Employers are now forbidden from using “genetic information” in making employment decisions, and forbidden intentionally...
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