EEOC Issues New GINA Regulations

On November 9, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final regulations implementing the employment-related provisions in Title II of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA).  Details on the new regulations can be found at the Federal Register and at the EEOC. Under Title II of GINA, it is illegal to

EEOC Proposes New Regulations for ADA Amendments Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) was passed last year and went into effect on January 1, 2009.  The Act makes important changes to the definition of the term “disability” by rejecting the holdings in several Supreme Court decisions and portions of existing regulations. The effect of these changes is