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Discrimination Of Hiv And Aids In The Workplace

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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 years, I have over 1,100 T-cells, I was working 40 hours a week, I loved my job so much, I was doing awesome, I have letters from the Owners, My Reviews...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...You are right. You need a lawyer. Contact your local AIDS Service Organization for a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable attorney. Most large ASOs (such as Miami?) have referrals to lawyers who will advise you at no or low cost. In Read more »

What about the discrimination against women with positive HIV/AIDS?

Dear Ms. Breuer,I have recently come across this grate site, and having read couple of messages... Read more »

Is AIDS discrimination legal?

If AIDS discrimination is illegal, what laws make it so? Are there exceptions, if so in what... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Discrimination in Workplace Widespread in Vietnam, ILO Study Says

...HIV/AIDS discrimination in the workplace is widespread in Vietnam, causing some HIV-positive employees to be ostracized by colleagues and other individuals to be fired Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Multinational Companies Launch Coalition to End HIV/AIDS-Related Discrimination in Mexican Workplace

...Tuesday launched the National Business Council on AIDS, which aims to eliminate HIV/AIDS-related discrimination in the Mexican workplace, the AP/ Santa Fe New Mexican reports. The coalition was formed on Dec. 1, 2004, after a survey earlier in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UN Body Passes Standard to Protect HIV-Positive Employees From Discrimination

...Labor Organization (ILO) passed the "first international standard to tackle discrimination against HIV/AIDS sufferers in the workplace," Reuters reports. The recommendation was "overwhelmingly" passed after two years of discussion (6/17). The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 recruitment, transfers and promotions -- first will be... Read more »
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Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous
...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 with... Read more »

Poz and Out?!!?

Posted by pozitively, 2 Replies
...me.....only to be told "I already knew". (later I found out my mother had shared with a friend of hers who spread it around the workplace, where I had worked 18 years ago). That was my first experience of feeling "outed" by somebody else. It... Read more »

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 »

Discrimination

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 3 Replies
...young child is involved or someone dies, racial and religious discrimination when it affects a member of the government and HIV & AIDS discrimination, only when it happens at the corporate level of a multi-billion dollar company. Some think... Read more »