EEOC Strikes Deal To End 1st Systemic GINA Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 8:40 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission settled its first systemic Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act lawsuit Thursday, striking a deal under which a class of workers from whom Founders Pavilion Inc. allegedly sought genetic information will each get $800.   

U.S. District Judge Charles Siragusa signed off on a consent decree filed in federal court in Rochester, N.Y., resolving the suit, which the EEOC brought against the nursing and rehabilitation center under GINA, Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act in May.

The Founders Pavilion suit marked...
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