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Genetic code meets Canada Labour Code
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • October 5 2017

Genes are the building blocks of life, shaping our physical traits, personal characteristics, and our biological make-up, and the field of genetic


Genetics advances prompt update on consent and disclosure
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2011

In the light of rapid developments in the clinical applications of genetics, updated guidelines on the ethical and legal issues facing healthcare professionals in this complex area have been published.


There’s no putting GINA back in the bottle
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2011

Employers can now add GINA to the long list of acronyms, which started with OSHA back in the 1970s and now includes ADA, FMLA, HIPAA, and a host of rules and regulations whose acronyms have either been forgotten or have never been used.


Avoid employer liability with safe harbor provisions under GINA
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

Employers should take note of the recently-enacted federal Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008, otherwise known as “GINA”.


Employers should insert GINA’s safe harbor language into FMLA and other applicable leave policies and forms
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers and other covered entities from discriminating based on genetic information.


How employers can protect themselves regarding workers' compensation requests for medical information
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2011

The impact of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ("GINA") of 2008 upon workers' compensation requests for medical information is not entirely clear from the regulations in Title II and the explanatory notes in the Preamble to the regulations.


New ADAAA and GINA regulations promulgated by the EEOC
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2011

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently published regulations interpreting the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA).


Using the “safe harbor” language in GINA title II
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2011

On November 9, 2010, we issued a Management Alert (EEOC Issues Final Regulations to Title II of GINA) advising that the final regulations to Title II of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) would go into effect on January 10, 2011.


EEOC issues final GINA regulations
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

On November 9, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its long-awaited final regulations implementing the employment-related provisions in Title II of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA).


Employers should beware of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act when administering the FMLA
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2011

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finalized its regulations for the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) on November 9, 2010.