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Extreme Obesity Not Caused by an Underlying Medical Condition Is Not a Disability Under Federal Anti-Discrimination Law

Extreme obesity cannot support a disability discrimination claim under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) without evidence that the condition was caused by a physiological disorder or condition, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

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Tenth Circuit Reminds Employees That Not All Claims Are Viable

Last week, the Tenth Circuit upheld a dismissal of an employee’s age discrimination, disability discrimination, and retaliation claims. This decision reminds employers that courts will not allow every claim filed by an employee to proceed. 

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