MLB DNA Testing — Is Baseball Breaking the Law?

I spoke to Rick Karcher, a professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law and former prospect in the Atlanta Braves system. He agrees with Stevens’ reading of the law. “I would say that MLB is in violation of GINA,” he says. “GINA clearly states that it’s an unlawful employment practice for an employer to request or require genetic information with respect to an employee or a family member of an employee.”

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