Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Workplace and Insurance IssuesWorkplace and Insurance Issues
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Statistics
Nov 17, 2000

how common are harassment issues brought up in a workplace where someone is HIV positive and why do you think this happens

Response from Ms. Gabriel

Harassment (discrimination) is not uncommon in a workplace that has not had HIV education. Ironically, whether or not someone in that workplace has HIV doesn't make a difference. Plenty of people have experienced discrimination merely because they were suspected of having HIV or because someone they cared for was HIV+. Thankfully, the Americans with Disabilities Act protects all three from discrimination.

The best time to have workplace HIV education is before discrimination occurs. Preventing it is a lot cheaper than cleaning it up!

Lynne Gabriel



Previous
HIV exposure on the job?
Next
HIV + Waitress concerns me

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement