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Jun 09, 2016

EEOC Increases the Penalty for Violating Notice Posting Requirements

Earlier this month, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued a Final Rule increasing the maximum penalty for covered employers who violate the notice posting provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), or the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (“GINA”).  » Read More

Jun 15, 2015

U.S. Department of Labor Issues New FMLA Form

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued new model notices and medical certification forms for employers to use in administering Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) leave.  The new forms—which expire on May 31, 2018—largely mirror the previous versions except for references to the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”). » Read More

Mar 05, 2012

More Recordkeeping Requirements for Employers

The federal Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) became law in May 2008.  Under Title II of GINA, covered entities, including private employers with 15 or more employees and employment agencies, are prohibited from discriminating against current or former employees and applicants, among others identified in the law, based on genetic information.  » Read More