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Training: One Way to Tackle Weight Discrimination at Work

February 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Imagine two résumés showing equally desirable qualifications. One belongs to a thin applicant and the other to an applicant viewed as overweight. Which candidate gets the job? An even more intriguing question: What if the heavier applicant had a more […]


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Is Weight Discrimination Illegal?

July 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

With the majority of people in the United States being either overweight or obese today, you wouldn’t think it would be in an employer’s best interest to be discriminatory against someone who is overweight. Yet, this happens all the time. […]


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Is an obese employee protected by the ADA?

October 11, 2018

Via: Omega HR Solutions

At some time or another most HR professionals have probably been faced with the question of whether or not an obese employee is covered by the ADA. The answer as often happens is “maybe”. Unfortunately, as our population gets heavier […]