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Is Morbid Obesity a Disability under Federal Employment Law?
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Eric Meyer

Recently, the EEOC sued a Texas company, alleging that the company engaged in disability discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act , when it fired a 680-pound worker because he was morbidly obese. Is morbid obesity considered... Read More

  • Blog Post: Is Morbid Obesity a Disability under Federal Employment Law?

    Recently, the EEOC sued a Texas company, alleging that the company engaged in disability discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act , when it fired a 680-pound worker because he was morbidly obese. Is morbid obesity considered an ADA disability? As discussed here on...