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Hiv Workers Rights

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employer's rights HIV/AIDS

My husband and I own a small company(less than 10 people) and we are having a difficult time finding information on employer's rights concerning an employee who has just disclosed to us that she has HIV. This employee told us Friday, called in sick...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...files completely. It doesn't matter what she has. What matters is how she performs on the job.If her absenteeism is due to her HIV, she can approach you for a reasonable accommodation (for example, FMLA leave to adjust to new meds for a week),... Read more »

right meds for HIV

Have a relative, the meds they are on are contrimoxazole & stalanev. what is the data on these 2 &... Read more »

HIV, legal rights, insurance, and discrimination

Rick could you please discuss what one may need to know after testing positive to hiv regarding... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea: HIV-Infected Workers to Enjoy Equal Rights

...Health and Welfare announced plans to submit revised legislation to the National Assembly to protect the human rights of HIV/AIDS patients and outlaw discrimination against them. "The revision will greatly expand the right to labor of those... Read more »
International AIDS Society

AIDS 2008 Plenary Speakers Underscore Persistence of HIV as Central Challenge to a Cure, Urge Family-Centered Approach to Affected Children and Sex Workers Rights

...the full recognition of sex workers' rights and for the ability of sex worker organizations to develop and implement effective HIV/AIDS programmes rooted in the realities of their lives. According to Reynaga, current efforts to reduce HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex Workers Worldwide Should Receive Legal Recognition, Rights to Control Spread of HIV, Researchers at AIDS Conference Say

...effectively control the spread of HIV among sex workers and the general population, researchers said at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, the Toronto Star reports. According to studies presented at the conference, legal... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines HIV/AIDS Rights, Responsibilities Questions

...Washington Post examines how African countries are "grappling with debates over what rights and duties to give those living with [HIV/AIDS] -- a growing segment of the population that remains largely hidden." The newspaper writes: "Across the... Read more »
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HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...fact that other countries are bound to the rules and laws of the World Trade Organization. In the early years of the HIV and AIDS epidemic, there was no treatment. I was witness to and learned from people who were using vitamins, minerals, herbs... Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »