Hiv And Employment Law
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AIDS Law Project to Sue South African National Defence Forces for Rejecting HIV-Positive Individuals for EmploymentThe South African AIDS advocacy group AIDS Law Project plans to sue the South African National Defence Forces on behalf of several individuals who were rejected for employment in the military because of their HIV-positive status, SAPA/News24.com ... Read more »
Comments on the Department of Health's Revised, Proposed Regulations Implementing the 1998 HIV Reporting and Partner Notification Law (Amending Articles 21 and 27 of the Public Health Law)January 14, 2000 Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H. c/o Mr. William R. Johnson New York State Department of Health Office of Regulatory Reform Room 2415 ESP Tower Building Albany, New York 12237-7488 By Facsimile and E-Mail Dear... Read more »
Kentucky Supreme Court Rules Doctor Could Disclose Man's HIV Status to Employer for Workers' Compensation ClaimThe Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 4-3 that workers' compensation laws allow a doctor to disclose a patient's HIV status to an employer for workers' compensation claims, the AP/ Lexington Herald-Leader reports. The case involved Steven... Read more »
Ask the Experts
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,We are all in agreement that we should all disclose our HIV status before having sex and yes there are disclosure laws in some locations (see below). However, I do not believe you can blame other people for your own personal decisions to place... Read more »
Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.Since you are a law firm, I suggest you discuss this with the the attorneys in your firm who deal with employment law. Basically, the employer has an obligation to proterct the medical information he has about his employees.... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by DubaiUAE10, 1 ReplyI just wanted to share that if you are a local and want to work in the UAE, you do not have to go and get tested for HIV for employment.
The UAE unfortunately has strict laws against HIV for expats and has a compulsory blood test for work visas for... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI am about to begin treatment using my health insurance (HMO) provided by my employer. Won't they find out eventually ?
I am sure most of you are using your employee benefits/insurance. What has been your experience about the above ?
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Posted by Brandy, 3 RepliesI m not sure if its murphys law or just my life.......
when everything is perfect SOMETHING is going to go really wrong.... and it did here let me start at the begining MY jobs are going great and so are Matts whoes in ks we havent seen each other in... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI 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 »
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