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Employers can’t consider genetic information in making decisions (access required)

George Orwell might have been pleased to learn that 60 years after his novel "1984" was published, a new federal law was enacted to protect employees from misuse of their genetic information. Last November, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act went into effect. GINA makes it unlawful for a covered employer to "fail or refuse to ...