Showing 2 posts from February 2016.
Last May, Nemeth Law wrote about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) recent proposed regulations providing guidance to employers on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to employee wellness programs. Since then, there have been some notable updates. First, the EEOC published another set of regulations regarding the impact of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) on wellness program incentives. Second, a decision in a federal court case out of Wisconsin provides some insight into how courts could apply existing law to wellness program designs. Read More ›
With the mosquito-borne Zika virus rampant in South and Central America, it’s not surprising that dozens of cases have been reported in the U.S. from recent travelers to those geographic areas. What does this mean for employers doing business in countries where the Zika virus is prevalent? From opt—out travel plans to tips on avoiding gender discrimination, Nemeth Law founding partner Patricia Nemeth looks at how employers should handle the issues raised by the Zika virus without running afoul of the law.