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Categories:
Employment Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the subject of obesity as a disability in the context of employment law.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand why discrimination based on obesity is becoming increasingly prevalent;
  • Know what the legal definition of disability is;
  • Be aware of whether obesity is a disability;
  • Be aware of the recent case law in this area.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Legal Principles
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast, Gillian Crew, a barrister at Ely Place Chambers, looks at the topic of obesity as a disability. Gillian explains why this is becoming an increasingly prominent area of employment law, focusing on the legal definition of disability with a view to answering the question of whether obesity is a disability.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 34:19

Date Recorded: 23rd June 2015

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