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Massachusetts State Statute:
opens new window Massachusetts: MGL 151B 1 et seq.
Employment Nondiscrimination An employer may not discriminate against an individual in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification, because of genetic information. The statutes include nondiscrimination provisions that apply to other entities, including but not limited to labor organizations and employment agencies. The Massachusetts Commission against discrimination investigates complaints of unfair discrimination based on genetic information.

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