Webinar ~~ Employment Rights for People with HIV, Viral Hepatitis & Substance Use Disorders

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 10:30am to 12:30pm

The Legal Action Center is pleased to announce a training for all HIV service providers:

Employment Rights for People with HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Substance Use Disorders

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 ~~ 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Training Location: Webinar ~~ Please register online

This 2-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.  By the end of the 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;
  • Identify useful resources to help clients understand their employment rights and seek legal help when they believe their rights have been violated.

Prerequisite: None

Audience: Health and Social Service providers working with individuals who have HIV, hepatitis, and/or substance use disorders and who are employed or seeking employment.

Registration Information:

Registration is required! Please remember, you must now register with the AIDS Institute's new online registration system.

Some important features of the new Online Registration System:
Easy to use ~~ One stop shopping - register for trainings offered by any AIDS Institute funded training center ~~ Keeps track of all the trainings you have attended ~~ Allows you to print out your own course completion documentation ~~ Easy to remember URL:

The first time you register for a training, you will be required to set up a user account and password. Please note that once you register for training, you will receive an email confirmation from HIV Training {}.

Questions? Call Vanessa Severino at 1-800-223-4044 or email

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