3701.249 Immunity of employer.

(A) As used in this section, "employer" and "employee" have the same meanings as in section 4112.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) The employer of a person with HIV infection is immune from liability to any person in a civil action for damages for injury, death, or loss to person or property on a claim arising out of transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus from the infected employee to another employee or to any other person, unless the transmission occurs as a result of the reckless conduct of the employer.

(C) An employer is immune from liability to an employee on a claim asserted under any provision of the Revised Code or in a civil action for damages for injury, death, or loss to person or property if the claim arises from an illness or injury to the employee that is stress-related and results from the employee being required to work with an individual who has received a positive result on an HIV test or has been diagnosed as having AIDS or an AIDS-related condition.

Effective Date: 11-01-1989