The $659 penalty is assessed for each offense, so employers with multiple worksites and/or locations where notices to applicants and employees are customarily posted may face additional penalties.
A medical practice will compensate affected employees and provide other relief to resolve a COVID-19-related genetic information case filed by the EEOC.
Yale University's wellness program violated both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) by forcing employees to either pay a fine to protect their civil rights or participate in the program against their will, a lawsuit alleged.
News: HR guidance regarding policies and practices to address the new and challenging area of discrimination based on genetic information.
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