President Bush Signs H.R. 493, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

Jason Morris

This story seems very Sci-Fi, but very important to our future! Under this landmark legislation employers are unable to use genetic information to discriminate against employees.  Not that I ever saw the day coming but I guess I have a sense of relief knowing that employment background investigations will not include an analysis of your DNA.

President Bush Signs H.R. 493, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

Read the release from the White House Here

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Jason Morris

President & Chief Operating Officer at EmployeeScreenIQ
A veteran screening and risk management professional, Jason Morris founded EmployeeScreenIQ in 1999 and acts as the company’s chief operating officer and president. Morris is a frequent speaker delivering captivating, interactive discussions on background checks, global screening, recruitment and staffing. He educates audiences in best practice initiatives as they relate to organizational employment screening programs. Morris has been quoted in numerous business and industry publications including The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC.com, USA Today, New York Times, among others. He is also a licensed private investigator in the states of Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona and Nevada.
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