The American Medical Association (AMA) recently classified obesity as a disease. Could this influence the way obesity is treated when developing public policy? What implications and applicability does this issue have under The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 503 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?Sandra Scott Zeigler, Esq., a recognized authority on Federal EEO enforcement with 25 years of experience divided equally between the EEOC and OFCCP, discusses how this classification could potentially impact practices for Federal contractors. You can also read Zeigler's article here.
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