Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Nursing home to pay $370,000 to settle charges it asked for family history information in the hiring processJanuary 15, 2014
A nursing home that now is out of business has agreed to a $370,000 settlement in an employment discrimination suit, which included charges that it asked for genetic information as part of the hiring process, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced.
A nursing and rehabilitation center violated federal law by asking for workers' family medical history, a government lawsuit alleges. The suit is one of the first of its kind.