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Hiv Rights In The Workplace

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
The Well Project

Understanding Your Rights and Responsibilities as an HIV-Positive Person in the Workplace

Table of Contents Introduction Frequent Workplace Questions Rights in the Workplace: Know the Law Taking Care of Yourself at Work Introduction You can do a lot to prevent HIV discrimination at work by learning about your rights... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Trinidad and Tobago Parliament to Consider Policy Aimed at Protecting HIV-Positive People in Workplace

A draft policy on HIV/AIDS in the workplace will soon be given to Trinidad and Tobago's Parliament, Labor Minister Rennie Dumas announced recently, Caribbean Net News reports. According to Dumas, the policy aims to protect the rights of people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ethiopia's Workplace HIV/AIDS Policy Aims to Help Employers, Employees Nationwide

Ethiopia's new HIV/AIDS workplace policy, instituted in January by the government in cooperation with the country's main employees' and employers' associations, "is expected to protect job seekers from mandatory HIV tests, while facilitating... Read more »
Ask the Experts

workplace rights

I currently work the overnight shift for a company i have been employed at for seven yrs now.the overnights are too much for me right now done to my health and meds i doctor filled out paper staying the importants for me to come off...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
Your employer cannot fire you because you are HIV+. However, if you are unable to do the job, for whatever reason, you can be terminated. However, you may be protected under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). If your employer has more than 15... Read more »

HIV testing in the workplace.

Do you think that HIV testing should be mandatory in the workplace? Is it the person't right to privacy not to be tested or is it the right of the employers and others involved to know?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Workplace HIV testing is not a matter of opinion; it's a matter of law. Everyone's medical information is confidential in the workplace, and that has been true since long before the AIDS epidemic began. There is no right to know anyone... Read more »

Workplace standards for HIV/AIDS?

Does anyone have information on simple what to do's and not to do's for a small non-profit agency which has just found it has an employee who is +? Any help would be appreciated.please respond to
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I recommend the latest publication from the National AIDS Fund on this subject, "What About My Rights? Guidelines for Employers and Employees Living with HIV/AIDS." It outlines in straightforward terms the rights and responsibilities of... Read more »

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 the meantime,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles

Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

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... Read more »

Workplace/Acadaemia Issues

Posted by klclt, 1 Reply
Hi all,

I stumbled upon this site when I first came back as poz. I didn't know what to do or how to deal with it, and this site has been a lifesaver. And then, I disappeared for about 6 months.

Tonight's one of those "bad nights," though. ... Read more »

Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose Dietary Supplements!

Are you aware youre loosing your rights to choose? Have you noticed your choices of natural health products for optimizing your health are disappearing?

Why? Because of legislation... Read more »