Occupational therapy and genetic information: considerations and cautions
Dudgeon, Brian J.
Low, Jaclyn F.
American Journal of Occupational Therapy 2003 March-April; 57(2): 227-228
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An act to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 to prohibit employment discrimination based on genetic information; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from requesting or requiring a genetic test of, or administering a genetic test to, an employee or applicant for employment or membership; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from seeking to obtain, obtaining, or using genetic information of an employee or applicant for employment; to provide an exemption that allows the use of genetic testing or information with the written and informed consent of the employee or applicant for employment to determine the existence of a bona fide occupational qualification, investigate a workers' compensation or disability compensation claim, or determine an employee's susceptibility or exposure to potentially toxic substances in the workplace; to prohibit health benefit plans and health insurers from using genetic information as a condition of eligibility or in setting District of Columbia. Laws, statutes, etc. (2005-01-03)
GENETIC DISORDERS SOURCEBOOK: BASIC CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT HEREDITARY DISEASES AND DISORDERS, INCLUDING CYSTIC FIBROSIS, DOWN SYNDROME, HEMOPHILIA, HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE, SICKLE CELL ANEMIA, AND MORE; FACTS ABOUT GENES, GENE RESEARCH AND THERAPY, GENETIC SCREENING, ETHICS OF GENE TESTING, GENETIC COUNSELING, AND ADVICE ON COPING AND CARING; ALONG WITH A GLOSSARY OF GENETIC TERMINOLOGY AND A RESOURCE LIST FOR HELP, SUPPORT, AND FUTURE INFORMATION Massimini, Kathy, ed. (2000)