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Pre-employment physical

I've been offered a job with a Florida County government office. I'mgoing to have to take a pre-employment physical. If they test for HIVand my test is positive, may the results be reported to the employer,or would it just be reported that...
Nancy Breuer

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Under the Americans with Disabilities Act your prospective employer is entitled to conduct a preemployment physical (after you've received a conditional job offer) to determine your fitness for the job. If your HIV condition will interfere... Read more »

employment physical and physical urine test

I went for a physical for employment for a construction company after I submitted a drug screen... Read more »

pre-employment physical for flight attendant HIV+

During the physical examination, the doctor makes you tell all meds your currently taking. When... Read more »
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The FDA Gives Truvada as PreP the Official Okay

Photo courtesy of Getty Images. Yesterday, just two weeks after approving the first at home HIV test, the FDA gave using the HIV drug Truvada as a pre-exposure prophylaxis the official nod, an expected decision after an FDA board unanimously... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Health Minister Supports HIV Testing for Pregnant Women, Considers Mandatory Pre-Marital HIV Testing

Singapore Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said he supports compulsory HIV testing for pregnant women and is considering requiring couples to get tested for the virus before being married, Channel NewsAsia reports ( Channel NewsAsia , 12/4). Last... 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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Pre employment drug testing and Atripla

Posted by ImaNiceGuy, 3 Replies
I am aware that a drug test can show false positive if you take Atripla. Was wondering if most drug testing facilities know to use more specific test when you list Atripla as your medication.

Anyone here had recent experience with pre employment drug... Read more »

pre employment drug screen

Posted by chrgd71, 2 Replies
i am going for a new job. its one i REALLY want. i have been on meds for 7 months now, sustiva/truvada. all the info i can find states that i will probably show a false positive because of the sustiva. has anyone else had to deal with this? how... Read more »

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 »