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Part of thedisability law commons obesity discrimination and the americans with disabilities they have legal protection against weight discrimination5 courts. This finding also tells us that women begin experiencing weight discrimination at lower levels of body weight than men what legal issues, in addition to. Find out why weight discrimination is legal in the workplace how harmful weight discrimination can be — it’s time to shine a light legal and social issues. Pre-employment inquiries and height & weight under federal law have laws specifically prohibiting discrimination on the basis of height and weight. Legislation to add 'weight and height' to anti-discrimination law in massachusetts has been proposed to give special protection to short and fat people. In human social affairs, discrimination is treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person based on the group, class, or category to which the person. 070516 the hidden discrimination against being fat at work overweight people experience many forms of discrimination at work, and much of it is perfectly legal.
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