A New Jersey state court of appeals ruled in January that an employer is obligated to pay for medical marijuana when the prescription is treating a job-related injury. The ruling in Hager v. M&K Construction is the first time a NJ court required an employer to compensate a worker for legal weed used to treat […]
Wellness & Safety
With an active flu season well underway and concern growing over the spread of potentially deadly coronavirus infections outside of China, it’s a good time to re-emphasize your contagious disease health response plan with all of your employees. The Centers for Disease Control has numerous wellness and safety templates and information packets you can customize […]
We turned to a comprehensive wellness program to help our 16,000 employees fight burnout and stress, and it working.
How employers engage in tackling mental health issues will be a bellwether for change. Here’s what 2020 looks like, and beyond.
Companies are experimenting with health coaches to encourage engagement in wellness programs
Developing a company policy for CBD oil use can get complicated.
Here are four areas employers should consider when making policies about weed at work.
When work stress escalates to the level of a chronic mental health issue, the UN health agency says, it becomes employee burnout and hurts employee’s ability to do their jobs. Everyone gets stressed at work once in a while, but a couple of productive days or a relaxed weekend is usually enough to move past […]
Performance-based pay is likely the most common feature of the compensation structures of U.S. companies, experts say. And guess what? It’s also likely to be affecting your workers’ mental health. When employers transitioned to a pay-for-performance compensation plan (based on bonuses, commissions, profit-sharing, etc.), workers showed an increased use of anxiety and depression medications: 5.7% […]