NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As it prepares to implement the parts of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act that are applicable to employment discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been taking comments from the public about its concerns and considerations regarding GINA.

The two-month comment phase at EEOC, which closes on May 1, is focused on GINA’s Title II, which deals with employers and genetic privacy.

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