Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act

New EEOC Rule Requires Employers to Retain Workers Records to Prove Compliance with GINA

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has implemented a new record-keeping rule that requires employers to retain workplace records for potential Title II investigations to demonstrate their compliance with Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). GINA prevents the use of genetic information to discriminate against individuals whose genetic records may call […]

What Employers Need to Know about the Final GINA Regulations

As previously reported, the Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) was passed into law by President Bush in 2008 and became effective on November 21, 2009. On November 9, 2010, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) published its final regulations that interpret and implement Title II of GINA. The final GINA regulations take effect […]