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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Employment law roundup: Do sexy immigrants who E-verify on Facebook cause obesity?

Posted in Discrimination, Harassment, Protected Concerted Activity, Social media
Top stories this week: The sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn have spurred discussion about employees in the hospitality industry, and their exposure to customer sexual harassment. Employers in industries with customer contact should be aware that they can, under certain circumstances, be liable for harassment by customers… Continue Reading

The ADAAA, the ADA, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act

Posted in Americans with Disabilities Act, Discrimination, Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, GINA, HIPAA Privacy
We were told that we needed the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act because the ADA didn't protect employees' genetic information. However, there is a great deal of overlap, although the laws have different purposes. Here's my attempt at putting the ADA, the ADAAA, and the GINA together… Continue Reading