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PREVIEW OF CALIFORNIA STATE EMPLOYMENT LAWS FOR 2012

The California Legislature employment laws that go into effect on January 1, 2012, as failure to implement policies and procedures for complying with these statues could lead to hefty penalties.

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Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act (“GINA”)

On November 21, 2009, the federal Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act (“GINA”) went into effect for employers.  GINA elevates “genetic information” to a protected status under Title VII, the federal law that prohibits discrimination in the workplace.  GINA creates yet another remedy for employees who have suffered discrimination on the basis of their genetic information and/or retaliation for asserting their rights under GINA.  …

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