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.

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. 

New notice requirement tucked inside EEOC’s proposed regs

Just what you needed, right? Yet another rule requiring you to notify employees of your policies and procedures. 

EEOC finally issues wellness rules: 8 things employers will want to know

It took a while, but employers finally have some sold guidance on how to design their wellness program incentives so they don’t violate the ADA.

What’s the real motivation behind wellness programs?

Because the focus of this year’s National Employee Benefits Day is Wellness 2.0, it seems appropriate to ask: Is cost-cutting the top reason employers offer wellness programs — or is there a more magnanimous reason behind the healthy living push?