Appearance Discrimination

Question: When will employers and/or their trusted HR people and advisors learn the law about accommodation for religious beliefs?  Answer:  Only after they get sued.

We have harangued employers since
Continue Reading Bearded Muslim Employee Not Permitted To Wear A “Beard Net” Is Fired: Religious Discrimination Suit Follows

We have posted a number of times about what has been referred to variously as “beauty bias,” “weight discrimination,” “lookism,” "unattractiveness bias," and/or “appearance bias.”   

Yesterday, the Utah Legislature

Continue Reading “Height And Weight” Anti-Discrimination Bill Considered In Utah — Are “Appearance Bias” Laws Far Off?

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