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Withdrawal of job offer due to body mass index did not violate the ADA (access required)

An employer that withdrew a job offer to a prospective employee after a physical revealed that the prospective employee had a body mass index that qualified as obese did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act where the employer was not aware of the underlying disability causing the prospective employee’s obesity. Background On April 16, 2018, Matthew ...