April 17, 2012
Protest Against HIV Workplace Discrimination at LA Celebrity Eatery
Protesters from the Latino HIV group Las Memorias demonstrated in front of The Ivy, an upscale Los Angeles restaurant accused of firing a busboy because he has HIV, NBCLosAngeles.com reports. Former busboy Reymundo Martinez, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2010, has filed a lawsuit against The Ivy, claiming that he was fired shortly after providing his manager with a doctor’s note from a local clinic known for treating HIV-positive patients. According to news reports, Martinez is currently unemployed and he lost his apartment and car after being fired.
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