1.Rights of Employees to HIV/AIDs policy- HIV-positive employees will be protected against discrimination, victimisation or harassment.
2.Employment Opportunities & Termination of Employment- No employee should suffer adverse consequences, whether dismissal or denial of appropriate alternative employment opportunities, merely on the basis of HIV infection.
3.Testing- Goldstar Insurance Co. Ltd rejects HIV testing as a prerequisite for recruitment, access to training or promotion.
4.Confidentiality- The Company recognises the sensitive issues that surround HIV/AIDS and undertakes to handle matters in a discreet and private manner. Where an employee with HIV has revealed his or her status to management, the Company will keep the identity of such person confidential.
1.Appropriate awareness and education programmes will be conducted to inform employees about AIDS and HIV which will enable them to protect themselves and others against infection by HIV. Some of these will include the families of employees and the local community
2.The Company will treat employees who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS with empathy, care and reasonable assistance
3.It is the policy of the Company to respond to the changing health status of employees by making reasonable accommodation in the work place for those infected with HIV. Employees may continue to work as long as they are able to perform their duties safely and in accordance with accepted performance standards
Employees living with HIV/AIDS will be treated no less favourably than staff with any other serious illness/condition in terms of statutory and company benefits, work place compensation, where appropriate, and other available services