Judge denies U.S. request to block Honeywell wellness program

by jeeg 5. November 2014 22:38
  A U.S. district judge in Minneapolis is allowing Honeywell to begin penalizing workers who refuse to submit to biometric or medical tests. A federal agency had asked the judge to block the program. The case will continue to move forward in the court. The tests, required by Honeywell in a... [More]

EEOC proposes records rule on Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

by jeeg 14. June 2011 01:13
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 discri... [More]

EEOC Issues Strong Final Rule Implementing GINA

by jeeg 9. November 2010 19:26
The Council for Responsible Genetics, a public interest organization, is hailing the Final Rule implementing the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) released today by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).      In its Final Rule, the EEOC lays out in ... [More]

In Memoriam: Paul Miller

by jeeg 20. October 2010 18:23
It is with great sadness that I announce that Paul Miller passed away today in Seattle after a long fight with Cancer.  Many of you know Paul as a tremendous advocate for disability rights who served two Presidents and was one of the longest serving commissioners of the EEOC.  He was... [More]
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