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EEOC proposes records rule on Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

Business Insurance
Posted On: Jun. 03, 2011 2:19 PM CENTRAL
Judy Greenwald

WASHINGTON—The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a proposed rule under which employers would be required to maintain all relevant employment and personnel records until any charge filed under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act is resolved.
The 2008 law prohibits employment discrimination based on genetic information.
The EEOC said that employers already have this record-keeping requirement with respect to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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