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How to Treat Persons with HIV/AIDS: Justice Dept. Issues New Guidelines

(On June 28, 2012 the U.S. Department of Justice released an FAQ fact sheet discussing coverage under the Americans With Disabilities Act of individuals with, or perceived to have, HIV/AIDS.  In addition to explaining that people who are HIV-positive and/or carrying AIDS are covered by the ADA regardless of whether they are symptomatic or asymptomatic, […]

DOJ Releases Q&A on Americans with Disabilities Act and Persons with HIV/AIDS

Link to PDF Version Questions and Answers:The Americans with Disabilities Actand Persons with HIV/AIDS Introduction  |  Employment  |  Public Accommodations State and Local Governments  |   Housing   |  Air Transportation  |  Resources I. Introduction What is the ADA? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives federal civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national […]

DOJ Settlement: HIV Discrimination

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 11, 2012 Health Care Providers Settle with Justice Department Over Complaints of HIV Discrimination The Justice Department announced that it has reached two settlements today resolving claims that health care providers refused to serve people with HIV in violation of the Americans with […]