Healthism and the Law of Employment Discrimination

Author:Jessica L. Roberts
Pages:571-635
SUMMARY

Recently, several employers around the country announced they would no longer hire applicants who use nicotine, even off the clock. Just last year, one entity adopted a policy that it would not employ individuals classified as severely obese. Read together, nicotine and obesity bans can be understood as employer practices that intentionally screen out unhealthy individuals. Yet should these... (see full summary)


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