Appearance and Weight Issues in the Workplace

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Assignment 14: “Appearance and Weight Inclusion Issues in the Work Place”

1. What are the pros and cons of an airline implementing a policy that larger customers need to buy a second seat? The pros of an airline implementing a policy that larger customers need to buy a second seat is that the weight capacity regulations will be adhered to. I don’t know of a lot of pros of an airline implementing a policy that larger customers need to buy a second seat. The cons of an airline implementing a policy that larger customers need to buy a second seat would result in a population of travelling customers not using that airlines, airlines would be frowned on by family members of larger customers, airline policies would be actively monitored for discriminatory actions against overweight persons. 2. What can employers do to counteract the high cost of employees who are obese? Employers can counteract the high cost of employees who are obese by researching lower costing medical benefits, provide a healthy menu in company cafeteria, sponsor workshops on obesity and its health effects, proactive provide employee benefits of gym memberships. 3. Should television networks and stations set appearance and weight standards for news reporters, newscasters, weather forecasters, etc? Why or why not? Should these standards be different for male and female. Yes. Television networks and stations should set appearance and weight standards for news reporters, newscasters, weather forecaster. Our society look at the news and weather to see not only the news and weather but the persons...
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