5th Circuit Upholds Mandatory Wellness Testing For Fire Department Workers

(November 23, 2015, 2:25 PM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — Mandatory health and wellness tests for employees of a Texas city fire department do not violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Nov. 18, affirming a trial court’s decision (Alfred Ortiz, III v. City of San Antonio Fire Department, No. 15-50341, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 20014).

(Opinion available. Document #73-151211-011Z.)

Alfred Ortiz III worked for the City of San Antonio Fire Department...
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