Human Resources News & Insights

Tackle employee isolation: 4 ways to improve well-being

Every HR pro knows an employee’s mental health is just as important as their physical health. And when employees aren’t getting what they need, their work suffers. 

Court voids key parts of EEOC’s wellness regs: Here’s what happens next

When a federal court asked the EEOC to reconsider its rules on wellness incentives under the ADA and GINA, it expected the agency to move swiftly with its response.

It’s the most stressful time of the year: 5 tips to get your employees through the holidays

It’s that time of year again. Employees are preoccupied with thoughts of holiday shopping, party planning and visiting relatives, and the stress of it all can seriously impact their work. So what can you do to help? 

Judge deals major blow to EEOC’s wellness regs, leaves employers in limbo

In a recent high-profile court ruling, a judge didn’t flat-out strike down controversial EEOC regs regarding employer wellness plans, but his ruling does have the potential to alter the fate of those regs.

What employers can do to make wellness programs succeed (Infographic)

Employer-sponsored wellness programs are meant to improve employees’ lives, but many companies have trouble getting workers to sign up and stick with these health-based programs.  

EEOC issues sample of wellness notice you must provide, answers questions

If you’ve got a wellness program that asks questions about employees’ health, you need to see this. 

Eyebrow-raising stats that will drive workers to wellness

There are some pretty shocking stats out there that could be used to spark more participation in employer wellness programs. 

Make this threat … and watch wellness participation climb

Of course you don’t want to rule with an iron fist, but hear this idea out. 

Court’s wellness ruling is good news, but beware of ACA interaction

Employers and employer-side attorneys have been celebrating a recent court ruling that shot down an EEOC lawsuit. The suit claimed major components of an employer’s wellness program were illegal. But the celebration may be short-lived due to the ACA. 

Why your wellness program isn’t working: Top 11 reasons

What keeps employees from participating in employers’ carefully crafted wellness programs?