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Hiv Employment

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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.
You have no obligation to reveal your diagnosis to your employer. If you need reasonable accommodation, you have to disclose that you are a person with a disability, but you do NOT have to name the diagnosis that leads to that disability. For... Read more »

If Kaiser knows I'm HIV positve, can my employer find out?

I have Kaiser health insurance through my employer. If Kaiser knows I'mHIV positive, should I... Read more »

What effect will my HIV status have on my employer's premiums?

I recently went to work for a small firm that (unbelievably) pays 100% of its employees' major... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kentucky Supreme Court Rules Doctor Could Disclose Man's HIV Status to Employer for Workers' Compensation Claim

The 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Reports on HIV-Related Employment Discrimination Case in China

"An aspiring teacher in south-east China has become the country's first person to win compensation for an HIV-related employment discrimination, according to state media reports," the Guardian writes. "The man had passed a written test and... Read more »
National Working Positive Coalition

Do You See Employment as an HIV/AIDS Issue?

An Institute on HIV/AIDS and Employment, an affiliated independent event of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), is being co-sponsored on Saturday, July 28, by the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Working Positive Coalition . ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Law Project to Sue South African National Defence Forces for Rejecting HIV-Positive Individuals for Employment

The 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 »
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Employment HIV Test for Locals in the UAE

Posted by DubaiUAE10, 1 Reply
I 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 »

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 »

disabilty insurance through employer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if it's possible to collect long-term disability insurance through an employer if you have hiv and hepatitis C? Is it difficult to do that and does your employer have to know your exact medical condition.
Thanks alot! Read more »

Temporary Employment NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
FLEX PLUS
Temporary Employment for men and women living with HIV/AIDS. Supportive employers. All skill levels needed. Paid health benefits. Competitive wages. FLEX PLUS is a division MTS, a not-for-profit agency meeting the employment needs of PWAs... Read more »