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Additional Recordkeeping Under GINA?

On Friday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a final rule which mandates that employers retain workplace records so that the agency is able to ensure compliance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act’s (GINA) prohibition of employment discrimination based on a worker’s genetic information.  GINA prohibits the use of genetic information in making … Continue Reading

“The more laws are written, the more criminals are produced.” – Lao Tzu: A Reflection on California’s New Employment Laws, Part I

California’s governor recently approved almost two dozen new employment-related laws.  Employers with any employees in California should consider whether the laws will impact their business operations.  Those most likely to appreciably affect employers will be summarized in this three part series: Senate Bill 299 and Assembly Bill 592:  Additional Pregnancy Disability and Leave-Related Protections  (Both … Continue Reading