My colleague, Marc Herman, returns today to talk about a subject that doesn’t get a lot of attention but may as the technology makes genetic information more accessible. But just because it’s more accessible, doesn’t make it right. Particularly if you suspect something “smelly” in your workplace.
The Bottom Line on GINA: Employers Need to Engage “Safe Harbor” Provisions
Earlier this week, I offered some initial thoughts about the new GINA regulations that will become effective in January 2011. After time this week to digest the regulations and review the analysis of others, here is the bottom line for employers in Connecticut.
- These regulations — as with GINA itself — apply only to employers with 15
Breaking News: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Passes House; Presidential Approval Expected Shortly
The U.S. House of Representatives, as expected, passed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act this afternoon. The bill, which had already been approved by the Senate, now moves on to the White House, where the President is expected to sign the bill. The bill’s summary and status can be found here.The roll call vote at…
Federal Legislative Update: Senate Passes Genetic Non-Discrimination (GINA) Bill; Expected to Have Minor Impact in Connecticut
Last week, while I was out on vacation, Congress acted on a bill that may have some interest in Connecticut. However, because Connecticut already has a similar bill already on the books, it will probably have a minor impact on employers.
The U.S. Senate approved of legislation that would prohibit genetic discrimination in the workplace. As reported…