AIDS discrimination is illegal
"Fired because of AIDS? Denied an apartment or medical services?The New York State Human Rights Law makes it illegal to discriminate against people with disabilities in: employment, places of public accommodation (including health care facilities), housing, real estate, credit transactions, and certain educational institutions. The Law treats AIDS as it does any other disability.You are protected by law:· If you have AIDS· If you are HIV-infected· If you have HIV-related disease· If other people think any of the above is true about youIf you have been discriminated against because of AIDS, you may be entitled to:· Reinstatement to the job· Back pay, monetary damages, and/or other benefits· Admission to a place of public accommodation· The apartment or house you were deniedIf you are an employer, provider of goods or services, or a landlord, we can assist you in understanding your responsibilities under the Law.""Mario M. Cuomo, governor" "Margarita Rosa, commissioner""Funded by resources provided by the NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute."
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AIDS Education Collection
AIDS phobiaCommunity health servicesDiscrimination
New York (State). State Division of Human Rights. Office of AIDS Discrimination Issues
New York, USA
43.5cm x 28.0cm
University of Rochester, River Campus Libraries, Department of Rare Books, Special Collections & Preservation
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