AIDS in the Workplace : Options and Responsibilities

TitleAIDS in the Workplace : Options and Responsibilities
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsGini, A, Davis, M
Book TitleAIDS : Crisis in Professional Ethics
Date Published1994
PublisherTemple University Press
Place PublishedPhiladelphia
ISBN Number9781931777278
Keywordsbusiness , BUSINESS ethics , Human , HUMAN rights , MEDICINE
AbstractStatistics indicated that, while few of us will experience AIDS in private or family life, many will experience AIDS in the workplace. AIDS raises at least three fundamental questions for a manager: How should an employee with AIDS be treated? How should other employees be informed about AIDS and their safety and morale insured? How should the legal, ethical, and human considerations involved be balanced against the needs of business? Such questions will be more pressing against the AIDS epidemic spreads. This chapter considers possible options and strategies for answering them.
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