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Companies commit to ending HIV prejudice [Jamaica]

Author: Jamaica Gleaner, Published on: 27 August 2006

Some 22 companies have now signed agreements committing to stamp out AIDS discrimination in the workplace, says the Jamaica Employers' Federation (JEF). JEF has been organising workshops, in collaboration with health and labour organisations, for the companies that have endorsed a "corporate values statement" requiring them to implement policies to deal with HIV/ AIDS discrimination...The 22 companies: American Airlines, Bank of Nova Scotia, Cable and Wireless, Capital and Credit Merchant Bank [part of Capital & Credit Financial Group], Carreras Group, Caymanas Track Limited, GraceKennedy, Guardian Life [part of Guardian Holdings], Island Grill, Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Shipping Association of Jamaica, National Commercial Bank, Pan Jamaican Investment/Jamaica Property Company, Pepsi Cola Ja. Bottling Company, Red Stripe [part of Diageo], RJR Communications, Terra Nova All Suites Hotel, Citibank, Jamaica Money Market Brokers, Life of Jamaica, Manpower Maintenance Services, SuperClubs.

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Related companies: American Airlines Bank of Nova Scotia Cable and Wireless Capital & Credit Financial Citibank (part of Citigroup) Citigroup Diageo GraceKennedy Guardian Holdings National Commercial Bank Jamaica Pepsi Bottling Group Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited