President Biden Expands Workplace Protection for LGBTQ+ Community

On the day of his inauguration and transition into the White house, President Biden signed an executive order requiring all federal agencies to ensure rules and regulations prohibit workplace discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation, expanding protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals. The order codifies …

EEOC Provides Proposed Wellness Rules for Review

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued two proposed rules regarding wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA). The proposed rules address what level of incentives employers may lawfully offer to encourage employee participation in wellness programs that require …