Why Do Obese Employees Earn Less? Productivity or Bias?

November 29th, 2011 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

It has been well documented that obese workers are paid less than their co-workers for the same job. But is this because employers are deducting for lost productivity and higher health care costs or because of bias against persons with obesity. The best expert in the field lends his conclusion at The Obesity Wage Penalty – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com