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Employment law: Obesity as disability

01 October 2014

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Treatment of obese people, extension of parental rights and equal pay audits

Obesity is not a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 or indeed under the European Equal Treatment Framework Directive but this question is currently being considered by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the Danish case of Kaltoft v The Municipality of Billund (Kaltoft)

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