Slides: obesity stigma at work
Improving inclusion and productivity
Findings from Zofia Bajorek's presentation to the Portuguese International Forum of Occupational Health.
The themes covered included:
- Introduction to PURPOSE
- What is obesity?
- Causes of weight-based stigma and its prevalence
- Weight-based stigma and the employment cycle
The PURPOSE programme (Promoting Understanding and Research into Productivity, Obesity Stigma and Employment), is funded by Novo Nordisk. It focusses on improving national productivity levels via better employment and labour market outcomes for those living with overweight or obesity. Novo Nordisk has provided funding to the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) to undertake the creation of the PURPOSE programme. Novo Nordisk has had no influence over the content of this programme. IES retains full and final editorial control over all aspects of the PURPOSE programme.