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Martin Dyckman: Genetic testing bill gives bosses power they shouldn’t have

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Some perfectly objective news stories virtually write their own editorials. Here is the top of a recent one from the PBS NewsHour: “A little-noticed bill moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing or risk paying a penalty of thousands of dollars, and would let employers see that genetic and other health information. “Giving employers such power is now prohibited by legislation including the 2008 privacy and nondiscrimination law known as GINA. The new bill…

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