MOM: HIV-positive staff protected from wrongful dismissal

File photo showing test tubes with blood samples. MOM has not received any past complaints or appeals against wrongful dismissal based on an employee's HIV status.
File photo showing test tubes with blood samples. MOM has not received any past complaints or appeals against wrongful dismissal based on an employee's HIV status.PHOTO: ST FILE

Laws are in place to protect HIV-positive local employees from wrongful dismissal, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

It added that it has not received any past complaints or appeals against wrongful dismissal on the grounds of an employee's HIV status.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 31, 2019, with the headline 'MOM: HIV-positive staff protected from wrongful dismissal'. Subscribe