Employment issues as Related by Individuals Living with HIV or AIDS
- New program helps HIV patients find work. Lucas, Kelly // Indianapolis Business Journal;01/26/98, Vol. 18 Issue 46, p20
Profiles the Career Development Network (CDN) which provides employment assistance to people with HIV/AIDS in Indiana. Advent of drug therapies that prolong life; Number of people who have benefitted from using the Network; Decline in HIV/AIDS mortality; Collaboration between Damien Center and...
- Chicago House helps client with employment concerns. Demarest, Erica // Windy City Times;1/25/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 16, p15
The article focuses on the citywide employment program for people with HIV/AIDS launched by nonprofit Chicago House in Chicago, Illinois.
- HIV status no longer automatically prohibits people from serving in the U.S. Foreign Service. // Infectious Disease News;Apr2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p20
The article reports on the removal of HIV from a list of medical conditions that automatically disqualified people from entering the U.S. Foreign Service by the State Department, in April 2008. The application of HIV-positive individuals for foreign service posts will be considered on a...
- Law to Prevent Discrimination. // India -- West;12/9/2011, Vol. 37 Issue 3, pA42
The article reports on the pledge of the Indian government to bring a law that ensures no discrimination against patients with HIV/AIDS.
- Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Contemplating a Return to Work: A Social Cognitive Career Theory and Constructivist Theory Perspective. Trujillo, Misty // Journal of Rehabilitation;Jan-Mar2010, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p51
Persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) today are living longer lives due to the advent of new and improved medications, and thus their need for career counseling services is increasing as they are considering reentering the workforce. This paper seeks to define the various motivations and...
- The Impact of HIV-Related Illness on Employment. Yelin, Edward H.; Greenblatt, Ruth M.; Hollander, Harry; McMaster, James R. // American Journal of Public Health;Jan1991, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p79
We used structured telephone interviews to determine the extent of work loss following onset of symptoms, the interval between onset of symptoms and cessation of work, and the risk factors for work loss among 193 persons with symptoms of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related illness...
- Considering Work for People Living with HIV/AIDS: Evaluating of a Group Employment Counseling Program. Kohlenberg, Betty; Watts, Meredith W. // Journal of Rehabilitation;Jan-Mar2003, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p22
Presents information on a study which evaluated a pilot program that was created to meet the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS considering a possible return to work after varying periods of absence from the work force. Description of the Making a Plan group counseling program; Methodology of...
- Back on the job. Gallagher, John // Advocate;12/23/97, Issue 749, p43
Presents how people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cope to reenter the workforce. Views of Mark Misrok, program coordinator at Positive Resource, on people with HIV; Giving up on life versus returning to goal setting for people with HIV; Problems with reconsidering a career; Reasons...
- India protects jobs of people with HIV infection. Mudur, Ganapati // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/24/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7093, p1505
Reports on the protection of the Indian court on the employments rights of HIV-positive persons. Medical testing for HIV-positive persons to ensure safety of others in the workplace; Numbers of HIV seropositive cases in India.