In July, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a new policy that officially labels obesity as a disease, “requiring a range of medical interventions to advance obesity treatment and prevention.” According to the...more
In June, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a policy recognizing “obesity” as a “disease” requiring a range of medical intervention. With “obesity” now recognized as a “disease” by the AMA, obese employees may be...more
In June 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) declared obesity a disease. The president of the AMA gave several reasons for this declaration “[R]ecognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical...more
In This Issue:
- Thinking about Hiring an Unpaid Summer Intern? What You Need to Know
- Pets in the Workplace: Should Your Company Open its Doors to Employees’ Furry Friends?
- Excerpt from Thinking about...more
Welcome to the latest edition of the International Employment Law Review, presented by Dechert’s Labor and Employment Practice. In this issue, we examine the most significant employment law developments of the year thus far...more