Is it okay to discriminate against obese people?

by Evil HR Lady on April 4, 2012

Victoria Hospital in Texas has stated they will no longer hire anyone with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 or higher. To put that in perspective, that’s 210 pounds for someone 5′, 5″.

On the one hand, it makes sense that your health care provider is, well, healthy. So of course they also are excluding people with a BMI below 18.5 (110 pounds for that same 5′, 5″ person), because that’s considered unhealthy too.

Oh, never mind. They aren’t really. It’s only the fat people who are getting excluded.

To keep reading click here: Is it okay to discriminate against obese people?

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