“GINA” AND GENETIC SCREENING IN THE WORKPLACE

Federal and state laws make it illegal to discriminate against job applicants or employees on the basis of their “genetic information.” Indeed, employers may only collect or use genetic data in very limited circumstances. A recent federal court decision makes clear...

CALIFORNIA AMENDS SICK LEAVE LAW

Employers should know by now that California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (the “Act”) took effect on July 1, 2015. The Act requires employers to provide paid sick leave to California employees that meets certain requirements. Recently, the California...
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