The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission came out this week with some guidance about the rights of individuals with AIDS and HIV. The guidance is unremarkable for anyone who is familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act, although it never hurts to get a refresher, and in any event it’s aimed at employees, not employers.
Read the story here.
Read the official EEOC press release, EEOC Issues Publications on the Rights of Job Applicants and Employees Who Have HIV Infection.
- EEOC issues guidance directed specifically to HIV positive employees and their physicians (Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP)
- EEOC issues guidance on rights of applicants and employees infected with HIV (Foley & Lardner LLP)
- EEOC guidance on accommodating employees with HIV/AIDS provides excellent perspective for all employers (SmithAmundsen LLC)
- EEOC issues additional guidance on job rights for employees with HIV (Barnes & Thornburg LLP)
- “Deaf culture” expert to testify at trial? Judge allows EEOC to test the limits (Ogletree Deakins)