New California Law Prohibits Genetic Discrimination and Can Result in Significant Damages If Violated

"California has a compelling interest in promoting and fostering the medical promise of genomics while relieving the fear of discrimination by strengthening laws to prevent it." - California State Sen. Alex Padilla On September 6, 2011, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the...

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...