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  1. Code of good practice on key aspects of HIV/AIDS and employment. Department of Labour, Employment Equity Act, Act No. 55 of 1998

    The Code’s primary objective is to set out guidelines for employers and trade unions to implement so as to ensure individuals with HIV infection are not unfairly discriminated against in the workplace. This includes provisions regarding: creating a non-discriminatory work environment; dealing with HIV testing, confidentiality and disclosure; providing equitable employee benefits; dealing with dismissals; and managing grievance procedures.

  2. Politique nationale de lutte contre le VIH/SIDA en milieu de travail en Côte d'Ivoire

    Ce document de politique nationale de lutte conte le VIH/SIDA met en oeuvre le plan stratégique national 2006 – 2010 en orientant, mieux organisant et harmonisant les activités de lutte contre le VIH/SIDA dans le monde du travail. Le but est de mieux protéger les travailleurs contre le VIH et de faire bénéficier ceux déjà infectés d’un environnement professionnel non discriminant et non stigmatisant et d’une qualité de vie améliorée.

  3. Southern African Development Community (SADC) code on HIV/AIDS and employment

    In 1994 a process was started by a group of NGO’s and trade unions in South Africa and Zimbabwe to try and persuade SADC to develop a regional “Code of Best Practice around AIDS and Employment”. In 1997 the Code that is reprinted in this pamphlet was adopted by the SADC Council. It is now an official policy of the region and it is recommended that SADC’s 14 member states find ways to incorporate the Code’s provisions into legislation. The SADC region is severely affected by the AIDS epidemic. …

  4. Joint commitment of the European Trade Union Committee for Education, the European Trade Union Confederation and the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association to combat homophobic bullying in schools, in workplaces and in society

    On the 2012 lnternational Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the European Region of Education international, the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE), the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), and the European Region of the lnternational Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and lntersex Association (ILGA-Europe), affirm their commitment to strengthen their collaboration at national and European level to prevent and combat jointly homophobia and transphobia at school, in workplaces and in society.

  5. Sierra Leone work place policy on HIV/AIDS action plan

    The goal of this action plan is to provide a framework that would ccontribute to the reduction of HIV/AIDS in the world of work and on its adverse consequences through the enhancement of workplace prevention, treatment and care interventions. By the end of 2012, the following objectives are to be achieved: 1. An enabling environment which promote workplace responses to HIV/AIDS would have been created; 2. Reduction in new HIV infections among Sierra Leonean workers through the promotion of workplace prevention programme to HIV/AIDS; 3. …

  6. Belize policy on HIV/AIDS in the world of work

    The Belize Policy on HIV/AIDS in the World of Work is created by the Government of Belize (i.e. representatives of Ministries of Labour, Health, National Development, Human Development and Education) and the social partners (i.e. workers' associations, business associations, people living with HIV/AIDS, non-governmental organizations) in response to Belize's recognition of the world of work as an appropriate place to offer HIV/AIDS information, education for behavioural change, services and protection of workers. …

  7. Paper on the impact of HIV/AIDS on public sector human resources in Africa

    The public service is the biggest single employee in most of the African countries. In South Africa the public service is the single biggest employer, employing 1.037 million public servants in approximately 140 government departments at national and provincial level. The majority of departments and public servants (70%) are at provincial level and deal with service delivery at grass roots level. It follows that a very high number of the country's population are also dependants of public servants. …

  8. Recommendation concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010 (No. 200)

    This recommandation is a response to the fact that HIV and AIDS have a serious impact on society and economies, on the world of work in both the formal and informal sectors, on workers, their families and dependants, on the employers' and workers' organizations and on public and private enterprises, and undermine the attainment of decent work and sustainable development. It presents general principles and national policies that members of ILO should adopt about prevention, stigma, discrimination, treatment, support and information.

  9. Belize draft policy on HIV/AIDS in the world of work prepared for National stakeholder conference (Belize City, August 7, 2004)

    Belize ranks first in terms of per capita population for HIV/AIDS incidence in Central America. It is 4th in the Caribbean, and 34th globally. The first AIDS case was reported in 1986. In Belize, there has been rapid growth of the epidemic in the 19 years since the first case was confirmed. This paper presents the Belize policy in the World of Work, which establishes a set of guidelines to protect the health as well as the earning power of workers, and the productivity of Belizean business and industry in the face of the challenge presented by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. …

  10. National Workplace Policy on HIV/AIDS

    Nigerian Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity published this workplace policy in collaboration with other stakeholders in the labour sector. They have jointly identified the need to develop it because workplace has been identified as one of the crucial steps in the efforts aimed at HIV prevention, protection of rights of workers infected/affected by the pandemic. A rights-based and participatory approach was used to develop this policy. …

  11. Guía metodológica para responder al VIH-SIDA en el lugar de trabajo

    Esta guía busca ofrecer las herramientas básicas para fomentar una respuesta sostenible al VIH-SIDA en los lugares de trabajo. Está orientada a todas las personas que laboran dentro de las empresas o instituciones; en particular el personal directivo, de recursos humanos, de seguridad y salud, de trabajo social y representantes sindicales. Se entregan orientaciones para elaborar una política institucional al respecto, además de especificar el marco legal y los derechos que se garantizan a las personas que viven con VIH.

  12. Joint ILO/WHO guidelines on health services and HIV/AIDS

    The purpose of these guidelines is to promote the sound management of HIV/AIDS in health services, including the prevention of occupational exposure. Furthermore, the purpose is to ensure that health-care workers have decent, safe and healthy working conditions, while ensuring effective care that respects the needs and rights of patients, especially those living with HIV/AIDS. …

  13. Workplace HIV/AIDS Programs: An action guide for managers

    An Action Guide for Managers provides practical steps for developing and implementing workplace prevention and care programs that will serve both employees and managers.The guide is designed for use by companies' human resources managers, medical officers and union representatives.Users will find guidance in assessing the real and potential impact of HIV/AIDS on their company, in developing an HIV/AIDS policy to cover the workplace and on designing and implementing HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs for the workplace.The guide includes a series of checklists to aid in decision-making about  …

  14. Teacher Service Commissions and the challenges of HIV and AIDS

    In March 2003, personnel from education ministries in the four countries in the UNESCO-Nairobi cluster grouping (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda) met for the first cluster consultation on HIV, AIDS and education. There was general consensus at the meeting that Ministries of Education need to pay greater attention to issues of management, care and support, coordination, and protecting the overall quality of education. …

  15. HIV/AIDS and work: global estimates, impact on children and youth, and response

    This report provides estimates by the ILO of the impact of HIV and AIDS on the labour force, men and women of working-age, youth and children. This report is designed to offer a full update of global estimates of the impact of the HIV epidemic on the world of work. …

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