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Posted January 3, 2019 at 2:15 PM
HIGHLIGHTS Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the EEOC removed the incentive limits from its final wellness plan rules.  The EEOC took this step in order to implement a court ruling that vacated that portion of... Read More

Posted December 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Employee engagement in the workplace has been an emerging trend across several industries but has been proven to be extremely viable in the education sector.  How are employers successful at... Read More

Posted April 27, 2017 at 11:15 AM
Employer-sponsored wellness programs often incorporate rewards or incentives to encourage employees to participate. Because there are numerous legal requirements for wellness program design,... Read More

Posted January 31, 2017 at 11:45 AM
According to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) study, smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion per year in health care costs and lost productivity. Furthermore, the number of... Read More

Posted November 7, 2016 at 12:30 PM
In May 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finalized rules for employer-sponsored wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information... Read More

Posted November 4, 2016 at 2:00 PM
According to Northwestern National Life, 40 percent of employees report that their job is very or extremely stressful. Although dealing with stress is a normal part of everyday life, it is important... Read More

Posted September 1, 2016 at 3:15 PM
As you age, it’s important to stay healthy, fit and active to keep your body functioning as it should. And, the earlier you start maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the longer you will be able to enjoy... Read More

Posted August 19, 2016 at 10:45 AM
Recent studies have found a link between EGCG, a compound found in green tea, and increased brain functionality in areas associated with working memory. Mara Dierssen, a Group Leader at the CRG-... Read More

Posted June 28, 2016 at 8:00 AM
HIGHLIGHTS Wellness programs that collect health information must comply with ADA requirements. Employers must provide a notice to employees explaining how medical information will be collected, used... Read More

Posted May 20, 2016 at 9:15 AM
Keeping your joints and cartilage healthy allows you to run, walk and jump without experiencing any discomfort or pain. And, although normal aging can lead to arthritis and other joint disorders, it’... Read More