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June/July 2013 (vol. 10/1)

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Expert Witness: Size matters

Overweight, obesity and discrimination law

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As far as the Equality Act is concerned, being obese is not a disability in itself – but its consequences can be. Diana Kloss explains.    

OBESITY is an increasing health problem in the US and Europe and Departments of Health in the UK regions have introduced a number of campaigns to educate the general public about the need for healthy eating and exercise. Some employers have…

Diana Kloss is a barrister, former part-time employment judge, Acas arbitrator and author.

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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2013 (vol. 10/1) pp36-37

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