obesity as a disability

We just posted a couple weeks ago that the recent decision of the American Medical Association to declare obesity a disease would likely spur lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities
Continue Reading After AMA Declares Obesity A Disease, The First Suit Is Filed Under the ADA To Declare Obesity A Disability

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