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EEOC to Issue Final Rule on Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The EEOC is expected to issue its final rule implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimnation Act in May 2010. Title II prohibits the use of genetic information in making employment decisions and limits employer access to genetic information. The Act also imposes confidentiality...

EEOC to Take Final Action on Rules Implementing ADA Amendments Act of 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The EEOC plans to take final action in July 2010 to revise its Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and accompanying interpretative guidance (29 CFR part 1630 and accompanying appendix) in order to implement the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Pursuant to the 2008 amendments...

Workers’ Compensation, Return to Work, and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Best practices for complying with the spirit and law of the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2009 Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter Employers dealing with injured workers are often preoccupied in the early stages of the...