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Obesity and disability following Kaltoft

Can Employers now breath a sigh of relief following the 18 December judgment in the CJEU case of C‑354/13 Kaltoft v Municipality of Billund that obesity itself is not a protected characteristic?

Cloisters barristers, Rachel Crasnow and Sarah Fraser Butlin discuss.

 

Read their opinion on Michael Rubenstein Publishing's  Equality and Discrimination Law Expertise blog

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