As noted in a previous blog post, on December 20, 2017, the District Court of the District of Columbia vacated the wellness incentive rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) starting January 1, 2019.  The court also ordered the EEOC, the federal agency that wrote those rules, to […]

The #MeToo movement has boosted attention on the civil rights violation of sexual harassment. However, there is a difference between the conduct making headlines and what qualifies as a viable sexual harassment claim under the law. In the employment setting, that law is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII protects […]

Wellness Incentives Are Not Dead Yet
  • By: admin
  • Published: January 11, 2018

On December 20, 2017, the district court in the AARP v. EEOC case ordered the EEOC to go back to rewrite its wellness incentive rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).  Those rules, released in May 2016, allow employers to impose incentives of up to 30% of the total cost […]

As I wrote in a recent blog post, the district court in the AARP v. EEOC case ordered the EEOC on December 20, 2017, to go back to the drawing board with regard to its wellness incentive rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).  Recall that those rules, released in May […]