ADA Amendments Act

On July 2d we wrote a lengthy piece on “obesity discrimination” — discrimination in employment based on obesity, and noted that aside from a few statutes around the nation which explicitly

Continue Reading Add Another State To The List That Has Found That Obesity Discrimination Is Illegal Since Obesity Is An Impairment

We have written a lot about persons who experience discrimination in employment based either on physical appearance or obesity, and how only one state – Michigan – and only 6

Continue Reading Laws Explicitly Addressing Obesity Discrimination More Effective Than Treating Obesity As A Disability: New Academic Study

In a recent decision, the U.S. District Court of Minnesota ruled that a reasonable jury could find that an employer failed to provide a reasonable accommodation to a job
Continue Reading Employer that didn’t think out of the box, may have violated applicant’s rights under the ADA