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Name: Labour Relations (HIV and AIDS) Regulations (S.I. 202 of 1998).
Country: Zimbabwe
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998-08-14
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Statutory Instrument Supplement, 1998-08-14, pp. 1447-1450
ISN: ZWE-1998-R-52042
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Statutory Instrument Supplement, 1998-08-14, pp. 1447-1450
Abstract/Citation: Requires employers to provide information and education regarding the transmission of HIV and to promote safe sex practices. Prohibits employers from requiring employees to undergo HIV testing or to disclose HIV status. No employer shall terminate or discriminate against an employee on the grounds of HIV status. Further provides that HIV status shall not affect eligibility for employee benefits or sickness and compassionate leave. In employment where HIV transmission is a risk, employers shall ensure precautions and supply protective equipment.
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