An Iowa gay man says he was fired by a McDonald’s franchise in Dyersville after it was learned he was HIV-positive.
Daniel Carver, 46, has filed a complaint with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission and has served notice to the franchise that he intends to sue for wrongful dismissal.
Federal law makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of physical disability, which includes HIV. Under Iowa state law it is illegal to discriminate against an employee because of race, religion, perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.
Carver worked for the franchise for about four months, but was fired in February.
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