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EEOC Finalizes Workplace Wellness Program Rules

On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released two final rules concerning the use of workplace wellness programs. For the most part, these final rules are in line with the two sets of proposed rules issued last year and you can read more about those proposed rules in this May 2015…

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EEOC Issues Final Regulations Implementing the GINA Act of 2008

On November 9, 2010, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final regulations implementing the employment provisions (Title II) of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA). GINA took effect on November 21, 2009 and prohibits the use of genetic information in making employment decisions, restricts acquisition of genetic information by employers and…

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