|Document ID (ISN)||77447|
|ISSN - Serial title
||Government Gazette - Staatskoerant
|Convention or series no.
Department of Labour
||Code of Good Practice on key aspects of HIV/AIDS and employment [South Africa]
||1 Dec. 2000, Vol.426, No.22506, p.4-17.
||01-1310.pdf [in English]
http://www.gov.za/gazette/regulation/2000/21815.pdf [in English]
||This Code of Practice was issued in order to set out guidelines for employers and trade unions to the implementation of non-discriminatroy practices for HIV-infected workers. It is to be read in conjunction with other labour legislation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (see CIS 94-1451), the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (see CIS 94-1452) and the Mine Health and Safety Act (see CIS 96-1928). Summary: promotion of a non-discriminatory work environment; HIV testing (incl. prohibition of compulsory pre-employment testing), confidentiality and voluntary disclosure; promotion of safe workplaces (incl. particular attention to the prevention of HIV transmission in health care professions); compensation for occupationally acquired HIV; employee benefits; dismissal (prohibition of dismissal solely on the basis of HIV/AIDS status); grievance procedures; management of HIV in the workplace; assessing the impact of HIV/AIDS in the workplace; measures to deal with HIV/AIDS in the workplace (incl. the development of HIV/AIDS Policies). In annex: glossary.
||South Africa; discriminatory practices; immunodeficiency syndrome
||infectious diseases; hospitals; pre-employment medical examinations; glossary; directive; medical confidentiality
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||South Africa|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases