Passage of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), which took effect in 2009, grew out of concern that employers could use genetic information to discriminate against employees.
For years, business groups argued the
The EEOC defines genetic information as “information about an individual’s genetic tests and genetic tests of an individual’s family members, as well as information about any disease, disorder or condition of an individual’s family members.” In effect, genetic information is anything that might indicate a probability that a pe...(register to read more)
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