New GINA Requirements: Increased Protections for Family Medical History and Other "Genetic Information"
Original broadcast date: December 16, 2010
In December 2010, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published a final rule, to go into effect on January 10, 2011, which created new requirements and standards for the collection and handling of genetic information. Going well beyond genetic testing, the rules also govern the processing of family medical history in the context of pre-employment medical examinations, medical certifications for leaves of absence, and employee wellness programs. Hear our expert panel provide insight and advice on the legal, operational and compliance aspects of this important step in implementation of the law.
Dorothy Clarke, Chief Privacy Officer, Johnson & Johnson
Christine Lyon, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Suhna Pierce, Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP