TITLE

Keep an eye out for GINA

AUTHOR(S)
Aframe, Karen S.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
New Hampshire Business Review;12/31/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 28, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on regulations that implement portions of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) in New Hampshire. Harassment and discrimination are prohibited by GINA based on genetic information. Retaliation against an individual for participating in a discrimination investigation or suit is also prohibited by GINA. Restrictions of GINA must be considered by employers who offer voluntary wellness programs and health risk assessment.
ACCESSION #
56680983

 

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