Category Archives: Workplace Wellness

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Legal Alert: Court Requires EEOC to Substantiate 30% Limit on Wellness Program Incentives

On August 22, 2017, a federal court in the District of Columbia ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to reconsider the limits it placed on wellness program incentives under final regulations the agency issued last year under the Americans … Continue reading

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Voluntary Benefits: The Upside of Giving Employees a Choice

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Many employers rely on a robust benefits package to attract and retain employees. The challenge is determining which benefits will appeal to a diverse employee base. The best solution for many employers is customization. A benefits package that goes beyond … Continue reading

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Take Action: Create a Culture of Wellness

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Here are six ways employers can create a successful wellness culture in the workplace: 1. Get the Boss on Board Company executives must be committed and show their full support of implementing a wellness program. This is vital to the … Continue reading

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7 Budget Friendly Wellness Programs

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Having a wellness program is a great incentive for employees to strive to make better choices and live a healthier lifestyle. As top corporations create high-incentive wellness programs, you might think they require a major budget. Health and wellness within … Continue reading

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5 P’s for Better Employee Wellness

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Investing in the well-being of your company’s employees is proven to give your company a competitive advantage. However, lifestyle change can be difficult. It is important to take small, incremental steps to help others get on board with the idea … Continue reading

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Workplace Wellness: Why do we need it?

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Creating an environment of wellness for employees within the workplace is a key element of success and advancement in a business. Wellness is proactively taking steps to make healthy choices, both physically and mentally. Implementing a strategy of wellness has … Continue reading

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EEOC Releases Final Rules for Wellness Programs under ADA and GINA

On Monday, May 16, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released final regulations (Final Regulations) under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) governing wellness programs.  The ADA … Continue reading

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What Employers Should Know About Laws & Wellness Programs

In August, the EEOC filed its first lawsuit against an employer regarding a wellness program. In October, it filed another. Here’s what you need to know to avoid a similar situation. Two Employers Sued Over Wellness Programs The first lawsuit, … Continue reading

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