Discrimination Under GINA: Basics | Practical Law

Discrimination Under GINA: Basics | Practical Law

This Note discusses Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and its prohibition against discrimination on the basis of genetic information as it applies to private employers. It addresses individual and employer coverage, recordkeeping requirements, hiring considerations, wellness programs, and other employment-related issues arising under GINA. This Note addresses federal law. For information about employment discrimination under state law, see Anti-Discrimination Laws: State Q&A Tool, State Anti-Discrimination Toolkit, and Quick Compare Chart, Anti-Discrimination Protections.

Discrimination Under GINA: Basics

Practical Law Practice Note 4-615-0265 (Approx. 40 pages)

Discrimination Under GINA: Basics

by Practical Law Labor & Employment
MaintainedUSA (National/Federal)
This Note discusses Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and its prohibition against discrimination on the basis of genetic information as it applies to private employers. It addresses individual and employer coverage, recordkeeping requirements, hiring considerations, wellness programs, and other employment-related issues arising under GINA. This Note addresses federal law. For information about employment discrimination under state law, see Anti-Discrimination Laws: State Q&A Tool, State Anti-Discrimination Toolkit, and Quick Compare Chart, Anti-Discrimination Protections.