This two-hour training explains the employment rights of people with HIV, viral hepatitis, and substance use disorders. It focuses on anti-discrimination laws, such as New York City and State Human Rights Laws and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and touches on issues related to health and life insurance.
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
- Describe what employers may ask about disabilities, including HIV status, Viral Hepatitis, and substance use disorders;
- Describe the basic workplace anti-discrimination protections for people with HIV, Viral Hepatitis and substance use disorders;
- List legal remedies available to people who have experienced workplace discrimination; and
- Identify useful resources to help clients understand their employment rights and seek legal help when they believe their rights have been violated.
Audience: Health and social service providers working with HIV-positive individuals who have criminal records – especially those seeking employment.
Location: New York, NY – This is a face to face training, for more information please, click here to register.