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SHRM research: Weight bias clouds judgment of co-workers—and HR pros, too


Twelve percent of U.S. workers say they have felt unfairly treated due to their weight at some point in their careers, according to new research by the Society for Human Resource Management. SHRM’s research, conducted from February to April, comes against a backdrop of ongoing conversations surrounding weight discrimination in the workplace and the potential introduction of state and local legislation to ban weight discrimination.


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