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Advocate General's decision causes weighty problems for employers - obesity may be a disability

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 24 2014

In Kaltoft v Municipality of Billund C-35413, the Advocate General has given his opinion that obesity is not a protected characteristic under the EU

Severe obesity may be a disability

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union
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  • July 22 2014

A much anticipated Advocate General's Opinion considering whether obesity can be a disability for the purposes of EU Equality law has now been

UK: ECJ opinion that obesity is not a disability, but severely obese employees may be disabled

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the

Obesity a disability? The Advocate General offers an opinion

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Denmark, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 21 2014

Few legal cases have attracted wider public interest recently than that of the Danish childminder whose case has generated debate about whether

Obesity can be a disability, says the Advocate General

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

On Thursday 17 July 2014, the Advocate General delivered his opinion on obesity discrimination. The Advocate General delivered his opinion today on

Extreme obesity may be a disability says Advocate General

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 18 2014

According to yesterday's Advocate General's opinion, severe obesity will probably amount to a disability under EU law. The case concerns a Danish

EU court advisor issues opinion on obesity as protected disability

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 18 2014

Advocate General Niilo Jääskinen of the EU Court of Justice has issued an opinion in the case of a morbidly obese child-minder in Denmark

Head 2 head - are strike law reforms 'nonsense'?

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

With the public sector one day strike last Thursday and David Cameron announcing in the same week that he intends to make union reform an election

Employment Edit - what's new in employment law

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 17 2014

The Advocate General has delivered his opinion in the Karsten Kaltoft case that, whilst there is no general principle of EU law prohibiting

UK: EU legislation update: board diversity and pregnant workers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

The President of the Council of Ministers has issued a Progress Report confirming that there is not yet consensus on passing the EU Gender Directive