Report on discriminating against obese workers serves as reminder to recruiters

Recruiters should guard against discriminating against obese candidates or risk being brought to tribunal.

The warning follows release of a report by the Institute for Employment Studies last week, which uncovered evidence of discriminatory practices restricting promotion opportunities for obese employees as well as common stereotypical beliefs about such workers as being ‘lazy’ and ‘...

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