Q: I have been working at the same company for a few years, and am generally happy there. I recently tested positive for HIV, and was wondering – could I get fired if my boss found out about my HIV status?
In November, Lambda Legal client Chanse Cox officially joined a lawsuit by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Suncup Packaging after Cox’s dismissal from his job as a machine operator at Suncup’s orange juice packaging plant in Georgia simply because he is living with HIV.
Lambda Legal scored many amazing victories this year in the fight for the rights of LGBT people and people living with HIV. These are advances we would barely have dreamed of just a decade ago – but we’re not done yet.