Last updated on: 6/16/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination in Employment (GINE) Coalition Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Description:

“Several years ago, the [U.S.] Chamber [of Commerce] helped form and now co-chairs the Genetics Information Nondiscrimination (GINE) Coalition, which is a group of employers, national trade associations, and professional organizations concerned about use of genetic information in the workplace.”

“Equal Employment Opportunity,” US Chamber of Commerce website (accessed Oct. 15, 2007)

Mission:

“Given the significant protections offered by existing laws, the Chamber and several other members of the Coalition seriously question the need for legislation at this time. Nonetheless, the Coalition has been working diligently with Congress over the past several years, consistently advocating that any legislation be fair, reasonable, and narrowly drafted.”

“Equal Employment Opportunity,” US Chamber of Commerce website (accessed Oct. 15, 2007)

Other:
Business coalition of trade associations
Quoted in:
  1. Should Employers and Insurance Companies Be Allowed to Gain Access to Our Genetic Information?