Employment protection or discrimination? (Courts).
AIDS activists worry that the decision could be used by companies to deny employment to qualified HIV-positive workers or to decline to provide workplace accommodations.
"It's a very, very thin line that separates a genuine paternalistic concern for the workers and outright discrimination," said Catherine Hanssens, director of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund's AIDS Project.
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|Title Annotation:||interpretation of Americans With Disabilities Act for people with chronic diseases|
|Publication:||The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Jul 23, 2002|
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