Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell Provides Information on EEOC Update to GINA Act
On November 21, 2009, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008 which was signed into law on May 21, 2008, will go into effect. This Act is intended to prevent employers from discriminating against individuals based on genetic tests and information. GINA will require that covered entities obtain and post notices informing covered individuals of their rights under the law.
Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell partner Linda Bond provides a detailed summary of the Act itself and the upcoming changes. Click here for more information.