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Most Workers Are Delusional About How Overweight They Are

Most Workers Are Delusional About How Overweight They Are

Few would deny that America is battling an obesity epidemic. And as a response, employers are responding; more are launching wellness programs and providing overweight workers with financial incentives to get healthier. Read More »

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... Read More »

Fat? This Hospital Won't Hire You

Fat? This Hospital Won't Hire You

Say you are 5 feet 10 inches tall, weigh 250 pounds, and are applying for an administrative job at a hospital. If it happens to be with the Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Texas, then don't bother applying -- you are too heavy for their liking. Read More »

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