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“Obesity and Disability Following Kaltoft”: UK Lawyers’ View

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“Employers can give a sigh of relief – or can they?   We have clear confirmation now … that obesity itself is not a protected characteristic.” Yesterday we published a post Alert about the landmark decision which came down yesterday from the European Court of Justice, with the Court holding that “obese people can be considered as disabled, … Continue Reading