Kent, Simon
February 2008
People Management;2/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, Special section p20
The article reports on obesity-related diseases and stress affecting employees and their employers in Great Britain. Employers are challenged by stress and obesity among their employees. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) calculates that 13.8 million working days were lost to stress, depression or anxiety-related ill health in 2006 to 2007. Employers could face claims of discrimination from obese employees under thee Disability Discrimination Act 1995.


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