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Department of Justice Settles with Cosmetology School in Puerto Rico on Allegations of HIV Discrimination

Allison Nichol, U.S. DOJ. Last month the Justice Department announced the settlement of an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaint against Modern Hairstyling Institute Inc. in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. The Justice Department initiated... Read more »
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The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rights of Persons With HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing

Q: What is the ADA? A: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives Federal civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and... Read more »
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Justice Department Issues Letter Regarding Illegal Exclusion of Individuals With HIV/AIDS From Occupational Training and State Licensing

Allison Nichol, U.S. DOJ. The Justice Department has issued letters to the attorneys general of all 50 states, as well as U.S. territories to request their assistance in addressing the illegal exclusion of individuals with HIV/AIDS from... Read more »
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Professional oragnization group medical plans

I am a member of a national cosmetology organization. Recently the organization offered a medical plan to all members under a group rate. Ihave been HIV+ for ten years and presently take two antiretroviral drugs. Is there a chance that I may...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Since you currently have no coverage, you have nothing to lose by applying for coverage. The best advice I can give you with respect to any health questionnaire is to answer the questions honestly.... Read more »