Reminder: Include GINA "Safe Harbor" Language in FMLA Forms

Employers with 50 or more employees in 20 or more workweeks in the current or preceding calendar year, including joint employers and successors to covered employers, must comply with the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"). The FMLA requires covered employers to comply with various notification...

Angelina Jolie and Employment Law

By now, you've probably already heard about the biggest news in the world for the past day or so . . . Angelina Jolie's double masectomy . Why an apparently uneventful preventive surgery on an actress is the number one story in the world is a riddle I have yet to solve. I have, however, nailed...

EEOC Talks Employer Wellness Programs; Provides an ADA Q&A

Consistent with its strategic plan to provide up-to-date guidance on the requirements of antidiscrimination laws, last week, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued this press release in which it announced that it had revised guidance on how the Americans with Disabilities...

GINA Strikes Again

by Mark Jeffries A few months ago, we told you about the EEOC’s first lawsuit alleging a violation of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (“GINA”). A week after settling that case, which was brought on behalf of an individual, the EEOC filed another complaint. In...