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Discrimination and EEOC Compliance

Senate Passes Ban on Genetic Discrimination

April 24, 2008
The bill prohibits employers from firing, refusing to hire or otherwise discriminating against workers with respect to compensation and other terms of employment based on genetic information. Employers are banned from requesting, requiring or buying genetic information.
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High Court Lets EEOC Retiree Health Care Rule Stand

March 24, 2008
The practical effect of the EEOC rule, which the agency finalized last year, is that employers can provide a two-tier system of retiree heath care coverage, with younger retirees receiving richer benefits than Medicare-eligible retirees.
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