EEOC's GINA Rule Leaves Gray Areas

Law360, New York (November 18, 2010, 6:37 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's release last week of its final rule on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 allayed many concerns about the law's potential to hamper employers' ability to offer wellness plans, but leaves lingering questions that will have to be tackled by the courts in coming years, lawyers say.

The EEOC's final rule implementing Title II of GINA, which bars the use of genetic information in the employment context and restricts employers from seeking or disclosing genetic data, appeared in the...
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