ABC science, concerned about higher and higher health care costs has decided to implement the following changes in their employment relationships with ABC employees:
1. Employees must stop using tobacco products and the company will immediately prohibit on site use of tobacco and will give employees 18 months to "kick their habit" or be dropped from the company's health plan. ABC will pay for a program to stop smoking etc.
1. Employees must meet Federal guidelines for healthy height to weight body fat within 18 months. ABC will provide a gym, nutrition counseling and peer group counseling to assist employees to get within the guidelines. This policy will also have the same consequence as the tobacco policy; employees who do not comply will be dropped from the company health plan.
Write a legal memo outlining the potential causes of action that an employee may have against ABC. What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of the different causes of action? In your opinion; what is the probable outcome of each cause of action? Use Federal and California law in crafting your paper.
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