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legal issues - HIV intent to spread
Feb 18, 2004

I am in an ethics class and I am doing a paper on ethical decisions. I have deveolped a seniaro where a manager of a company over hears an employee who is HIV positive talking about having unprotected sex with another worker in another section. What is that managers legal obligations?

Response from Ms. Breuer

To keep his/her mouth shut unless the unprotected sex is taking place on the job. If it is taking place on the job, the issue is having sex at work. Everything concerning possible transmission of HIV between two people who happen to be employed there and have not had a workplace accident is out of the employer's realm of responsibility. Everything. Do you have any other scenarios in mind where the employer would actually have a role?

My Employer is questioning my meds...
I Did Ask My Friend if he was Pos

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