Weight Loss Incentives and Weight Bias in the Workplace
At least one-third of employers plan to offer a reward or penalty to encourage employees to reduce their BMI.
This white paper, derived from a presentation given by Dr. Rebecca Puhl and Dr. Jennifer Lovejoy, discusses weight bias, reviews well-known examples of employers who offer incentives tied to BMI, and offers practical strategies to promote a supportive worksite environment.
You will learn:
Why incentives tied to weight loss can lead to weight bias
The prevalence of weight bias in the worksite
Best practices to create a supportive worksite environment
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