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Workplace Discrimination

Have you ever experienced any form of discrimination at your place of work because of your weight?

If so, what was your experience like?

What was the outcome of the situation?

  1. I had a female mgr tell me to my face that I should lose weight because I mentioned my back was hurting. She was also aware that although overweight, I also struggle with chronic Spondylitis and Psoriatic Arthritis. I reported her w/ no regret.

    1. I am glad you reported her, . What an ignorant and rude thing to say. It's troublesome when people assume that excess weight is the cause of pain and weight loss is the solution. So often, it's the other way around -- pain, medications or limited mobility lead to weight gain or make weight loss difficult for people with chronic illnesses. You did everyone a favor by reporting her, I'm sure. Gentle hugs. - Lori (Team Member)

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