EEOC Wants To Settle 1st Genetic Bias Class Action

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the nursing home targeted in the agency's first class action under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act informed a New York federal court on Friday that they are attempting to negotiate a settlement resolving the case.

The judge overseeing the suit, in which the EEOC is accusing skilled nursing center Founders Pavilion Inc. of violating GINA by requesting family medical histories as part of health exams before and after workers accept jobs, agreed to push back the deadline for the...
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