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HIV Status And The Workplace

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HIV Disclosure in the Workplace

I'm a recently diagnosed HIV patient. I've been apprehensive about disclosing my status to my supervisor. One, is it illegal to fire someone because of a HIV positive status? And secondly, can an employer find some other way, to fire...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
There is no reason for you to disclose your HIV status to your supervisor. Your apprehensions are based on good common sense. Yes, it is illegal to fire someone based on the person's HIV status, but of course a supervisor who really wanted to... Read more »

Hiv Discrimination in the workplace

My Name is Michelle, I live In South Florida, I went back to work after not being able to in 5... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Hi. I was recently placed on debate team for a college course. We will be discussing the right to... Read more »
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Disclosing HIV in the Workplace

Disclosing one's HIV status in the workplace is a complex and emotional issue, with many different variables to consider. I've made the decision to share my HIV-positive status with my co-workers and I've been rewarded handsomely for it. It's not an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Workplace HIV/AIDS Policies

The Washington Post on Sunday examined HIV/AIDS policies in the workplace. According to the Post , "approaches and attitudes toward HIV and AIDS, particularly in the workplace, are still complex" and many managers "don't know what ...... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State of Maharashtra to Adopt Workplace Policy Aimed at Reducing Discrimination Against HIV-Positive People

The western Indian state of Maharashtra on Dec. 1, World AIDS Day 2006, is expected to announce the country's first policy to reduce discrimination against HIV-positive people in the workplace, Reuters reports. The policy -- which will cover... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Government Developing Policy to Address HIV/AIDS in Workplace, Official Says

The Kenyan government plans to develop a policy to address HIV/AIDS in the workplace, Mark Bor, secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development , said on Sunday at the opening of a two-day seminar in Mombasa, Kenya, Kenya's Daily... Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html

Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous

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The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in collaboration... Read more »

My Mixed Status Relationship

Posted by DJ2007, 3 Replies
Hi everyone, i recently learned i was + in May... My boyfriend and i have been practising unsafe sex for nearly 3 years...

This is in no way meant to brag... What i cant understand is how can somone top another person 2 sometimes up to 4 times... Read more »

Workplace/Acadaemia Issues

Posted by klclt, 1 Reply
Hi all,

I stumbled upon this site when I first came back as poz. I didn't know what to do or how to deal with it, and this site has been a lifesaver. And then, I disappeared for about 6 months.

Tonight's one of those "bad nights," though. ... Read more »