A receptionist who accused her boss of infecting her with HIV and then sacking her has lost the 14-year court battle.
The woman told the Employment and Labour Relations Court that she had a long-running affair with the man.
She said they met in September 2000 when both were employed at the man’s family business. Her lover was a supervisor in the firm.
The woman was fired in November of the same year on claims she was disrespectful to the managing director.
Later, the man, too, left the family business to set up his own company. He hired his lover as a receptionist and they continued their affair, according to court papers.
The woman said she had been tested before the affair and she was HIV-negative, but after their relationship, she was tested positive. Read more