Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

The federal Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and joint labor management committees from discriminating against employees based on genetic information. It also prohibits insurers from charging higher premiums based on genetic information or from using genetic information in underwriting decisions. A number of states also have laws prohibiting genetic discrimination in the workplace.

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