Human Resources News & Insights

Ouch! Asking candidates for family medical info costs biz $187K

This company committed perhaps the cardinal sin under the commonly misunderstood Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). 

EEOC clarifies stance on using medical history in wellness programs

Many companies have been operating wellness programs under the belief that when a participant’s medical history is used, no incentives/penalties can be tied to the program. Now the feds are saying that’s not the case.

2 GINA protections companies need now

The new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) regs have created a slippery slope that can easily lead to inadvertent violations.

5 ways to stop FMLA abuse dead in its tracks

FMLA abuse: With all of the laws out there protecting employee rights, many employers feel it’s a problem they are powerless to stop.