July / August 2011
HIV Is (Officially) a Disability
by Cristina González
New regulations from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the federal agency responsible for enforcing laws against workplace discrimination) clarify that impairments of major bodily functions, such as being HIV positive, qualify as disabilities under law. (No, you don’t now automatically get handicapped parking.)
To read the EEOC statement, click here.
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