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Living with HIV: ADA Rights of HIV-Positive Employees

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with HIV infection or AIDS are protected against workplace discrimination and harrasment regarding their condition, afforded workplace privacy rights and may have legal rights to request resonable accommodations from an employer. This guide from the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) answers frequently asked questions regarding the workplace rights of those with HIV and AIDS.