Human Resources News & Insights

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.

Financial wellness: Here’s what employees want, need in 2017

Recent research into individuals’ financial resolutions for 2017 can tell you whether your financial wellness initiatives are giving employees what they want. It can also tell you whether to expect employees to increase their retirement contributions next year. 

These EEOC wellness rules kick in Jan. 1: Are your plans ready?

Jan. 1, 2017 may still seem pretty far off, but now’s the time to make sure you’ll be in compliance with the EEOC’s new wellness rules that kick in on New Year’s Day. Here’s why.

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. 

Did wellness plan violate GINA? Court offers key insight

The way in which wellness programs interact with the ADA has gotten plenty of press in recent months, but a new court ruling reminds employers there are GINA considerations to keep in mind as well.  

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.