By Vanessa L. Goddard
Last month, the EEOC issued a notice of proposed
rulemaking that would extend existing recordkeeping requirements under Title
VII and the Americans With Disabilities Act ("ADA") to employers covered by the
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA"...
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...
Giddyap! It's been a short week, but we have tons to talk about in the labor and employment law world!
Thinking out loud about the impact of yesterday's DOMA decision on the Family and Medical Leave Act. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit* held yesterday that Section 3 of the...
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...
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...
How much do you really know about the Genetic
Information Nondiscrimination Act? Here's a quick quiz:
Which of the following is an unlawful request for
company requires a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination that
includes a complete...
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...
Yup, you read that right - an actual GINA case! Oh, and a giant verdict number and a bizarre poop reference... I'm just gonna let the judge's order from earlier in the case get you caught up [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ] [ Lexis Advance version...
On Friday, the EEOC "issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as they relate to employer wellness programs that are part of group health plans."
Per the press release :