Legal initiatives to address HIV/AIDS in the world of work - Research and policy analysis 1
The purpose of this document is to present selected case studies showing a
variety of legal initiatives that can help fight the HIV epidemic in the world
of work. These initiatives include specific HIV laws, labour legislation, antidiscrimination and human rights legislation, disability laws and insurance
laws. They also include examples of important case laws that illustrate how
court decision makers can apply the law sensitively to protect the rights of
persons living with HIV/AIDS in the workplace.