World AIDS Day TUC seminar

There are 33 million people with HIV/AIDS around the world, nine tenths of whom are of working age, and many more with caring responsibilities for family members with HIV/AIDS. So AIDS is a workplace issue and a union issue. This year, the International Labour Organisation adopted a Recommendation on HIV/AIDS at the workplace, and the TUC is devoting its annual World AIDS Day seminar to the issue on Wednesday 1 December. Workers with AIDS have rights that need enforcing, as the TUC is demonstrating with projects in Nigeria and other sub-Saharan countries – our project co-ordinator at the Nigerian Labour Congress, Esther Ogunfowara, will be speaking at the seminar. Registration is free.

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