As well as a greater susceptibility to illnesses such as heart disease, cancer and depression, severely overweight people face a raft of challenges – one of which is discrimination in the workplace.
This page aims to provide everything you need to know about obesity and the workplace, on personneltoday.com and beyond.
Recent articles published on Personneltoday.com on obesity and the workplace
Wellbeing news in brief – 6 March 2007
How can employers cope with obesity in the workplace? – 6 February 2007
Employers turn to lawyers for guidance on obesity – 31 January 2007
Post-Christmas obesity – 16 January 2007
Overweight employees are disadvantaged in the workplace – 2 January 2007
Obesity research: Fitness and fatness are huge workplace issues – 5 December 2006
Recent articles published on the web on obesity and the workplace
Useful web sites
Blog postings on obesity and the workplace
Relevant books from Amazon
The Obesity Epidemic: Science, Morality and Ideology (Paperback) by Paul F. Campos (Foreword), Jan Wright (Author), Michael Gard (Author).
Tipping the Scales of Justice: Fighting Weight-Based Discrimination by Sondra Solovay (Paperback).
Weight Bias (Hardback) by Kelly D. Brownell (Editor), Leslie Rudd (Editor), Marlene B. Schwartz (Editor), Rebecca M. Puhl (Editor).