Weight Discrimination

There have been great strides in protecting individuals from certain types of discrimination in the workplace, but it appears one's weight continues to be an area that hasn't been thoroughly addressed. Attorney James Parks is a partner in the Southfield office of Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss and a member of the firm’s litigation group. He joins Tim Muma to discuss the key points that are argued in weight discrimination cases, how employers can help counteract negative perspectives, and what steps need to be taken to protect this group.

Podcast Series: Employment Notebook
Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.