Tag: obese workers

  • Is Weight Discrimination At Work Illegal?

    Is Weight Discrimination At Work Illegal?

    No doubt about it: Record numbers of American workers are obese. By 2030, half of all American adults are expected to be obese, a new study by the Robert Wood Foundation finds. And many employers are biased against overweight workers, assuming that they're lazy or out of control. There's a correlation between... Continue Reading

  • 9 In 10 American Workers Are Overweight

    9 In 10 American Workers Are Overweight

    The struggles of the American worker are by now well-known. He is is either out of work, or if he is lucky enough to have a spot in the workforce, he is overworked as employers seek to come up with effective business models amid a challenging economic environment. And now comes this -- he's wildly unhealthy to... Continue Reading