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Hiv And Finding Employment

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Ask the Experts

Employer Finding Out You're HIV+

Will my company insurance carrier report my HIV+ status to my employer once they start to see HIV meds and treatment claims by my doctor?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Not unless they want to risk losing their license to provide insurance. They can provide aggregate data to employers who are their clients, but they are barred by law from providing information with an employee's name linked to it. Read more »

revealing hiv to employers

Am I required by law to reveal my HIV status to my employers or am I protected by the... Read more »

employer's rights HIV/AIDS

My husband and I own a small company(less than 10 people) and we are having a difficult time... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Employers Gather for Conference to Discuss Impact of HIV/AIDS on Workplaces

... Employers from across Africa on Monday ended a two-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, that aimed to address the impact of HIV/AIDS in the workplace and review strategies for mitigating the situation, Kenya's Daily Nation reports. The... Read more »
UNAIDS

New ILO Study Warns of HIV/AIDS "Catastrophe" for Workers and Employers

...In the first study of its kind, the International Labour Office (ILO) warns of catastrophic consequences of HIV/AIDS for workers and employers worldwide, projecting a severe decline in the size and quality of the workforce in a number of countries Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...developed full-blown AIDS to the time of death was generally a couple of years or less. Thanks to new medications, the face of HIV/AIDS is changing dramatically. For a new generation, it has become a chronic condition rather than a terminal one.... Read more »

employers finding out ??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I 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 ? Please help.... Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »