Human Resources News & Insights

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. 

EEOC releases new GINA regs

The EEOC has issued the final regs implementing the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA). And it also outlined when it’s permissible for employers to acquire this kind of data from employees.

9 key FAQs on the new GINA reg

This much most of us know: The new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act prohibits discrimination against employees and job applicants on the basis of their “genetic information.” Now, let’s fill in the blanks on what a lot of employers don’t know.

What does GINA mean to HR?

Congress’s new genetic discrimination law looks like it has a narrow focus — but could any companies really find themselves in a lawsuit over it?