EEOC Offers Rules To Enforce Anti-Genetic-Bias Law

Law360, New York (February 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In its first expansion of its jurisdiction in more than 20 years, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has proposed new rules to enact the employment provision of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, which bans insurers and employers from using genetic tests to discriminate.

On Wednesday, the EEOC proposed rules to implement the workplace provisions of GINA.

The EEOC held a commission meeting with a panel of employment and genetic experts and opened a 60-day public comment period for the new rules related to...
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