"HIV and AIDS Discrimination in Employment: Reasonable Accommodations and Disclosure Considerations," Panel Discussion, Los Angeles
The training addressed the historical implications of HIV and AIDS discrimination and the evolution of current legal protections for persons with HIV disease and will provide practical tips for legal practitioners representing both employers and employees regarding workplace accommodations and disclosure considerations. The CLE also provided useful information for employers and human resources managers regarding legal obligations to accommodate HIV-positive employees and to limit liability by preventing unlawful medical inquiries and negligent or willful disclosures of an employee's HIV status.
- David Schulman, Supervising Attorney, HIV/AIDS Discrimination Unit, Los Angeles City Attorney's Office
- Peggy Farrell, Legal Director, HIV & AIDS Legal Services Alliance
Additional sponsors of this event included the State Bar of California Labor & Employment Section, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, HIV & AIDS Legal Services Alliance and LACBA Barristers AIDS Legal Services Project.