EEOC Says Cos. Must Retain Records To Comply With GINA

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 3:23 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday determined that employers must hold onto worker records in the event they are called upon to demonstrate compliance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

The final rule issued by the EEOC mandates that employers retain workplace records in much the same way they currently do with regard to the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, so that the worker rights agency is able to ensure compliance with GINA's prohibition of employment discrimination based on a...
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