New York Man Says He Was Fired For Having HIV

"HIV has been around for over 30 years. You would think people, adults anyhow, or professionals would know better," Villacampa said.

He declined to discuss his current employment situation, but he said that he no longer has health coverage and has a month's worth of HIV antiviral medication remaining.

"I do good work," Villacampa said. "I love what I do. I get people approved for car loans and I make them happy. It's a big perk of my job. It's something I'm proud of. I work really hard."

Walker Harman Jr. of the Harman firm, Villacampa's legal representation, said his client "wishes that no one has to suffer this type of rather disgusting, deplorable discrimination in the workplace ever again."

"He is a healthy individual who happens to be HIV-positive," Harman said. "He should be treated like any other person at work. In fact, he was not. He was treated like an animal."

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