HIV in the workplace: a critical investigation into the present legislative protection afforded to the HIV positive employee.

by Poggenpoel, Jerome Mark

Abstract (Summary)

This thesis examined to what extent the current legislation protects the HIV positive employee against unfair discrimination and dismissal. The study gave short medical background to HIV/AIDS and introduced HIV discrimination by giving the historical background to HIV related discrimination. From this, the extent of stigmatization against this group was introduced.

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School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:aids disease patients employment law and legislation south africa hiv positive persons labor laws


Date of Publication:01/01/2006

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