Jessica Berg talks “legislating weight”

Should we legislate our weight?

Staffing Talk: Jessica Berg, professor of law and bioethics, discusses what can—and should—be done by government and employers to educate or legislate about weight issues.  “Employers are clearly concerned about rising healthcare costs since they are ‘footing the bill’ so to speak—either paying insurance premiums or (in the case of most large employers) self-insuring,” she said. “States too have an interest in keeping these costs down.”