Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Obesity and Discrimination in the Workplace

why and how people get fat; why and how they are discriminated against; what does the law and HR have to say?
by

Robin Holt-Mclaren

on 1 May 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Obesity and Discrimination in the Workplace

68% are Fat Obesity in America BMI > 30 = Obese Seeing Food Makes People Hungry Mindless Eating Mismatched Paradigm 310 Calories The Deception of Modern Foods "Eatertainment" Obese as 'Other' Naive Realism 1. Believe what they see is Objective
2. If others are unbiased = viewpoint shared
3. Different View = Dissonance All My Bad Choices = Fair Treatment NAAFA only has max. 5000 members since 1969 Obesity and Discrimination in the Workplace Hardly associated with Job Success Weight is a stronger indicator of discrimination than Gender, Age, or Race 50% above weight = 25% Denied Health Benefits +1 on BMI = -$1,000 in net worth Where the Law tips the Scale It is only illegal to discriminate weight in:
Michigan; Washington, D.C.; Santa Cruz, CA; and San Francisco, CA Not a Protected Class ADA: Doesn't Include the Obese 93% of HR would rather NOT hire the overweight This affects the obese during:
recruitment,placement, compensation, promotion,
discipline, and discharge Prejudice is Irrational and has NO place in Employment As Humans we evolved in the desert and arrived in CandyLand!
Full transcript