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Why Returning to Work After Battling AIDS Carries Special Baggage

June 1, 1998
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AIDS carries with it a certain stigma that other illnesses don’t carry, making it much more difficult for people who’ve fought AIDS, and lived to tell about it, to return to work. Employers can improve the chances for success.
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Make Your Company's Domestic-partner Benefits Foolproof

February 1, 1998
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These aren't the simplest of benefits for a company to offer, but HR can help the company avoid nasty legal complications.
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Julia's Story Accommodating an Employee With Schizophrenia

October 1, 1997
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Julia is a full-time pharmacist in a busy hospital. She works seven nights in a row then has seven night off. Her accommodation is she has an extra week off every nine to twelve months to adjust to her medication. Her accommodation has been successful throughout her five-year employment with this hospital.
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Must HR Diagnose Mental Disabilities

October 1, 1997
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New EEOC guidelines help define mental disabilities and clarify the employer's role in accommodating mentally disabled workers.
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When an Employee's Mental Condition Requires Medication

October 1, 1997
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Some HR managers who have an employee with a psychiatric disability have made compliance with medication a condition of continuing employment. Most experts agree in the field caution that approach.
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Insuring Genetic Protection

July 1, 1997
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One of the most contentious areas of genetic testing promises to center on insurance.
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Genetic Testing Put Policies in Place

July 1, 1997
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As HR professionals grapple with an array of legal, ethical and cultural issues related to genetic testing, many also find themselves pondering in what ways genetic testing fits into the benefits package.
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Genetic Testing Should You Be Afraid It's No Joke

July 1, 1997
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As scientists map the genetic structure of the human body, the effects are rippling through the workplace. HR must understand the ramifications in order to make prudent decisions.
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Domestic Partner Benefits San Francisco States Its Case

June 1, 1997
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An outline of the mandate provided by the City of San Francisco explaining what the law is intended—and not intended—to do.
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San Francisco's Mandate Forces Domestic-partner Benefits Mainstream

June 1, 1997
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A new San Francisco law requires city contractors to offer employees domestic-partner benefits -- and has stirred up a wind of change that's blowing across the country.
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