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Can You Work In The Food Industry If You Have Hiv

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Ask the Experts

revealing hiv to employers

Am I required by law to reveal my HIV status to my employers or am I protected by the discrimination act of 1990?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...a bathroom close to your work station because your meds can give you diarrhea, your doc writes a brief note asking that you work in a location with nearby access to a bathroom for medical reasons. Privacy and dignity remain intact! I'm so glad... Read more »

Pre Employment HIV Test

I was just recently offered a job with a very high profile company. I am pretty sure I do not have... Read more »

Employer denied work due to one HIV+ employee

I am the HR Manager of a home health company with about 100 employees. Our current health insurance... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzania Urges Employers, Workers to Set Aside HIV/AIDS Budget

...International Labor Organization (ILO) meeting in Dar es Salaam that government ministries had set aside a budget to fight against HIV/AIDS and that both employers and employees should do the same. Reports have said more than 10 percent of the... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Survey on Employment and Vocational Needs of HIV-Positive Women

...Positive Coalition to conduct a survey that will help the PWN identify the vocational and employment needs of women living with HIV/AIDS. Given the implications of this study, it is critical to have as much representation from women as possible... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Military Still "Not Keen" on Employing HIV-Positive People

...says he continues to be overlooked. Sipho Mthethwa was among three plaintiffs to take SANDF to court in May, arguing that its HIV/AIDS policy discriminated against soldiers seeking promotion, training and external deployment. Such deployments... Read more »
Body Positive

Employment Is a Treatment That Works

...prescription drugs were having limited effects on people who were ill. Drs. Jeffery Greene and Linda Laubenstein from NYU specialized in working with people who were HIV-positive. While working with hundreds of HIV-positive people, they... Read more »
Connect With Others

ANYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Jayjay28, 3 Replies
...I was wondering if anyone work in the food industry and if so id like to knw b4 my dream gets crushed ive always wanted to work in the food industry went to culinary school and Read more »

employment for a AA female in Atlanta

Posted by darlene45, 1 Reply
I am a 45 year old AA female living in Atlanta. Tuesday I was terminated from my job, because my supervisor told me that I called out too much and was constantly late. I have been diagnosed since 2001, I suffer with neuropathy in my hands.... Read more »

pre employment drug screen

Posted by chrgd71, 2 Replies
i am going for a new job. its one i REALLY want. i have been on meds for 7 months now, sustiva/truvada. all the info i can find states that i will probably show a false positive because of the sustiva. has anyone else had to deal with this? how... Read more »

Employment drug test positive which HIV med is it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have recently changed my combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have... Read more »