The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has settled its first lawsuit for violations of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and has filed a second suit.

EEOC filed and quickly settled a suit against Tulsa, Okla.-based Fabricut Inc., a fabric distributor, charging the company refused to hire a woman based on a perceived and unconfirmed disability, which violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, and violated GINA by asking for a family medical history. Fabricut agreed to pay a $50,000 fine and to implement workplace anti-discrimination policies and training. The consent decree, courtesy of the Manatt law firm, is here.

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