If you want your employees to eat healthier as part of your overall wellness plan, don’t let them get scammed by this common “health food” lingo.
Scientific research and psychology have revealed that the best way to achieve a big goal (like losing weight) is to break it down into small steps — and that’s where these tools come in handy:
The new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) regs have created a slippery slope that can easily lead to inadvertent violations.
If employee wellness wasn’t a top priority before health reform was passed, it probably is now.
Many older employees now plan to work years past the traditional retirement age to recoup lost savings. And as the age of your workforce increases, so do workers’ health problems. Two ways to keep costs under control:
Long commutes can be dangerous to your health.
While there’s no doubt wellness programs have their benefits, little has been made of their drawbacks and hidden costs.
The problem, of course, is that salary and bonus increase budgets have gone dry — so employers can’t motivate with money. The good news:
With all the disagreement, it may seem like health reform legislation will never pass. But make no mistake, changes are coming. Here’s how to prepare.
In a groundbreaking move, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing an employer, alleging its wellness plan violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It’s a lawsuit well worth taking a gander at.
With more Benefits pros relying on technology to get info to workers, it’s easy for those without regular access to e-mail or the Internet to get left in the dark.
Healthcare reform is obviously not what everyone wishes it could be. Everyone wishes costs were lower, for example. But that’s not to say it’s completely devoid of redeeming qualities.
May is Employee Health and Fitness Month, so we figured now’s the perfect time to share some tips on boosting health and wellness program participation.
The sheer complexity of changing federal regs as well as the impact of recent landmark court rulings on benefits plans make assessing health-plan compliance a critical task that HR pros need to put at the top of their to-do list. In fact, ERISA attorney Daniel N. Kuperstein is warning employers everywhere that most health plans aren’t […]
The COVID-19 emergency is putting unprecedented strains on the global economy and on individual businesses. Regardless of size, employers are having to adjust to a big change: going from seeing workers on site every day to having most employees working from home. Getting it right means you’ll minimize downtime, anxiety and lost productivity over the […]
The success of any wellness program rests on getting maximum employee buy-in. And the best way to get that buy-in is with the help of a diverse group of workers.
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