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DOL Proposes Major Overhaul of Overtime Rules: Why it matters - Expanding the scope of employees eligible for overtime, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-awaited new rules revising the white collar...more

Obesity as a Disability Under the ADA: Is it More Likely Now Than Before?

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

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

Is obesity a disease? The American Medical Association says “yes”; the Americans with Disabilities Act says . . .

by Bracewell LLP on

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

International Employment Law Review - January 2013, Issue 3

by Dechert LLP on

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

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