Is obesity a disability?
By Neil Maclean
This question was recently considered by the advocate-general of the Court of Justice of the European Union. His view is that it could be. In his opinion, the advocate-general confirmed — as we would have expected — that obesity is not a standalone protected characteristic. However, in certain circumstances, it may amount to a disability — which, of course, is protected…
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