EEOC’s Disabilities Guidance Updates Coincide with the APA’s Manual of Mental Disorders Update and the AMA’s Recognition of Obesity as a Disability – What Does This All Mean?

Source: Frank C. Morris, Jr. and Susan Gross Sholinsky, Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 39 no. 3, Winter 2013
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From the abstract:
The authors of this article discuss recent changes to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidance on cancer, diabetes, epilepsy, and intellectual disabilities, explain the American Psychiatric Association’s update pertaining to mental disorders, and describe the American Medical Association’s recognition of obesity as a disability.