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Genetic Discrimination and Canadian Law
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2016

A number of national governments for example, in the United States, Australia and a number of European countries have taken legislative action to


Employer-sponsored wellness programs under GINA
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • August 29 2011

The EEOC recently published an informal discussion letter, outlining its perspective on the impact of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) on employer-sponsored workplace wellness programs.


Nelson v. Industrial-Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Company
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2011

This was an action in which the plaintiff sued for benefits under an accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy following the death of her husband, who had died while scuba diving in the lake near their summer cabin.


U.S. EEOC issues final regulations implementing the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
  • Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2010

On November 9, 2010, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued its long-awaited final rule implementing the employment-related provisions of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ("GINA").


GINA - new obligations for employers
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

The Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA") is a new federal law prohibiting employment discrimination based on genetic information.


Title II of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination of 2008
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2009

On May 21, 2008, the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008, also referred to as GINA, was signed into law.


Genetic Non-discrimination Act - GINA's three wishes
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2009

Title II of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) took effect on November 21, 2009, even though the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has not yet published final regulations.


GINA interim final regulations - impact on health risk assessments
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • October 27 2009

New rules under the Genetic Information and Non-discrimination Act (GINA) restrict group health plans from offering premium reductions or other economic awards for participating in a health risk assessment (HRA) that asks for genetic information.


Genetic non-discrimination rules published
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2009

On October 7, 2009, CMS published an interim final rule with comment period implementing sections certain provisions of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) that prohibit discrimination based on genetic information in health insurance coverage and group health plans.


GINA interim final regulations wellness and disease management programs impacted
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2009

Title I of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA") generally prohibits group health plans, health insurance issuers in the group and individual markets and issuers of Medicare supplemental policies from using genetic information to discriminate and from collecting genetic information.