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Name: Code of Good Practice: Key aspects of HIV/AIDS and employment (No. R. 1298).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS; Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2000-12-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2000-12-01, vol. 426, No. 21815, pp. 3-17
ISN: ZAF-2000-M-58435
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=58435&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2000-12-01, vol. 426, No. 21815, pp. 3-17
Abstract/Citation: Sets out guidelines for employers and trade unions to ensure that individuals with HIV infection are not unfairly discriminated against in the workplace. Makes provisions for: promotion of a non-discriminatory work environment; HIV testing, confidentiality and disclosure; promotion of a safe workplace; compensation for occupationally acquired HIV; employee benefits; dismissal; grievance procedures; management of HIV at the workplace; assessment of impact of HIV/AIDS on the workplace; measures to deal with HIV/AIDS within the workplace; and information and education.

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