Since the EEOC issued the final rule under the Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), there have been a number of questions relating to what is permissible with respect to rewarding employees for spousal participation in wellness programs. First, to recap, GINA prohibits employer wellness programs for imposing a penalty or disadvantage on an individual because a spouse’s […]

At the HERO Forum 2016 in Atlanta, EEOC Attorney Chris Kuczynski confirmed a conclusion about when to start providing employees a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice required under the ADA final rule issued in May of this year. Attorney Kuczynski responded that those notices should be issued now if your wellness program meets […]