EEOC | Wellness Platform

Category Archives: EEOC

EEOC Publishes Sample Wellness Program Notice for Employers

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a sample notice to help employers offering wellness programs that collect health information to comply with the new rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The sample notice is available here at the EEOC website. Such a notice must inform employees of the data that will...
Read more

Wellness Programs, Spouses, and GINA

On October 30, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a proposed rule that would amend Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as it relates to participation of spouses in workplace wellness programs. The amendment is driven by the original GINA regulations that define "genetic information" to include the "manifestation of...
Read more

EEOC Proposed Rule on Employer Wellness Programs

On April 20, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register that clarifies how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to employer wellness programs that include a health assessment or wellness screening. In the past year, the EEOC filed suit against three companies, claiming that their...
Read more