Genetic testing is available for hereditary conditions like breast cancer a personal cancer risk assessment will help you make informed health decisions. Washington -- the us equal employment opportunity commission (eeoc) and the burlington northern and santa fe railway company (bnsf) today announced a mediated settlement for $22 million of eeoc's lawsuit which alleged that bnsf violated the americans with disabilities act of 1990. Genetic testing snapshot: a 14-gene overview of your unique genomic makeup provides insights into 5 key areas of wellness: mood and personality traits, cardiovascular health, metabolic profile, body composition, detoxification pathways methylation and mthfr weight management vascular. One example is the discrimination faced by workers in the burlington northern santa fe railroad company, which the equal employment commission revealed to be conducting genetic tests on its employees without their informed consent, as a means of counteracting workers compensation claims for job- related stress.
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Eeoc filed a suit against the burlington northern santa fe (bnsf) railroad for secretly testing its employees for a rare genetic condition (hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies - hnpp) that causes carpal tunnel syndrome as one of its many symptoms bnsf claimed that the testing was a way of determining. It is also important to be wary of the possibility that, nonetheless, such genetic tests will come to be used by powerful social actors in defence of their interests this is illustrated by the case of the burlington northern santa fe railway, which administered a genetic test to workers without their consent in an attempt to deflect a. The newly revamped 23andme test was interactive and informative.
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Thirty-six railroad workers will share in a $22-million settlement announced wednesday of a landmark lawsuit that accused burlington northern santa fe corp of violating the americans with disabilities act by secretly conducting genetic tests to investigate workers' compensation claims filed in february.
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