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Genetic Information Discrimination in the California Workplace: What Employees Need to Know

Genetic Information Discrimination in the California Workplace What Employees Need to Know

Genetic research has made it possible to identify if you may be susceptible to certain diseases or disorders. While genetic testing advancements offer the great ability for doctors to detect, treat, and even prevent some medical conditions early, your genetic information may also make you vulnerable to discrimination in the workplace.

While California and federal laws are in place to protect employees from workplace discrimination due to genetics, some employers may still unlawfully treat workers differently when presented with their genetic information.

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