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Every citizen has the right to choose

Their trade, occupation or profession freely.
The practice of the trade, occupation or profession may be regulated by law.


Everyone has the right to

Fair labour practices


Every employer must take

Steps to promote equal opportunity in the workplace by eliminating unfair discrimination in any employment policy or practice


Employment policy or practice is

Widely defined and includes: recruitment, job classification, remuneration, employment benefits and terms and conditions, promotion and dismissal.


No person may

Unfairly discriminate, directly or indirectly, against an employee, in any employment policy or practice, on one or more grounds, including gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status and family responsibility.


Affirmative action is not

Unfair discrimination nor is to distinguish, exclude or prefer any person on the basis of inherent requirement of the job


Employees with HIV/AIDS may not

Be unfairly discriminated against in the allocation of employee benefits.


Employees who become ill with AIDS

Should be treated like any other employee with a comparable life threatening illness with regards to access to employee benefits


Employees with HIV/AIDS

May not be dismissed solely on the basis of their HIV/AIDS status


Where an employee has become

Too ill to perform their current work, an employer is obliged to follow the accepted guidelines regarding dismissal for incapacity before terminating the employee's service, as set out in the Code of Good Practice on Dismissal contained Schedule 8 of Labour Relations Act.


Employer should ensure

That as far as possible, an employee's right to confidentially regarding their HIV status is maintained during any incapacity proceedings.
An employee can't be compelled to undergo and HIV test or to disclose their HIV status as a part of such proceedings as part of such proceedings unless the Labour Court authorized such a test.

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