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Should Florida tackle workplace weight discrimination?

It is no secret that Americans are becoming heavier. In fact, almost 37 percent of adults in the U.S. are currently classified as obese and this number is growing. As the government and other organizations are trying to curb this trend, employers here in Florida may feel pressure to keep overweight people off of their payrolls in an effort to keep health care costs down. But, is this employment discrimination?

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