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November 12, 2008

The Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (Teleconference)

On November 12, 2008, at 2:00pm (Eastern), Mark Whitney will present a 90-minute teleconference on the new Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008.  This teleconference is sponsored by the National Business Institute.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This timely legislative update is designed for attorneys. Others who may benefit from this teleconference include human resource managers, in-house counsel, benefit administrators, payroll professionals, compliance officers, business owners and managers, controllers and accountants.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Get the Latest Legislative Update in the Field of Genetic Information Privacy

On May 21, 2008, President Bush signed into law what Senator Ted Kennedy has called “the first major new civil rights bill of the new century” – the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, known as GINA. The new law prohibits discrimination on the basis of genetic information in employment and health insurance through the establishment of new law and amendment of existing statutes, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Join us for an overview of its provisions and an analysis of its implications for business and legal professionals – register today!

- Explore what types of genetic testing are protected under GINA and how it affects health insurance providers.
- Learn how GINA applies to employment discrimination.
- Determine which agencies are responsible for enforcing the Act's provisions and what remedies for violations exist.
- Discover how GINA applies to child labor.

Click here to register and for more information.



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