Employers Try Adding Genetic Testing to Employee Wellness Mix

By | May 7, 2015

  • May 7, 2015 at 1:46 pm
    MickeyW says:
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    I see where they are trying to go with this, but I think employers are overstepping here. It’s one thing to do a job for someone; it’s another to have them get into your genetics for the “sake of saving insurance costs”. That’s taking things way too far.

    • May 8, 2015 at 10:07 am
      Agent says:
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      What they are really saying is that if you are a female, 5’5″ and 280 lbs or a guy who is 5’10” and 330 lbs, you have very little chance of being hired in this job market. They don’t want the potential health risks associated with overweight people if they are providing health benefits.

  • May 7, 2015 at 1:56 pm
    Jon says:
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    Oh, this won’t go into dark territory rapidly…

    /sarcasm

    But if’s it’s Coporate sponsored Eugenics, it must be okay right?

    • May 7, 2015 at 2:29 pm
      Agent says:
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      So the employment app can ask for testing to determine if they have the wrong Genetics for the job? Can we say Big Brother?



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