Chapter 261: Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Genetic Information
Allison L. Cross
University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law
McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 43, Issue 3, p. 700, 2012
This short, objective piece examines and analyzes a 2011 amendment to the California Unruh Civil Rights Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act, expanding those Acts to include "genetic information" to a longer list of prohibited bases of discrimination, including sex, race, and national origin.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: Law, California Legislation, California Unruh Civil Rights Act, California Fair Employment and Housing Act, genetic information, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, GINA, civil rights, discrimination, prohibited bases of discrimination
JEL Classification: K31, K32
Date posted: June 30, 2013
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