The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new proposed regulations on the intersection of wellness incentives and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Employers want the right to continue to use incentivize wellness.
When Iowa State professor Gregory Welk tested the accuracy of wearables, he found they could be inaccurate by up to 40 percent, which should be an eye-opener for any company’s wellness director.
Stress exacerbates the leading health problems employees face, so employers should do more to combat it.
The University of Washington created an alternative wellness program by abandoning traditional fitness-first approaches and focusing on building an active and engaged community.
Employers should be thoughtful about the mobile tools they offer and how they are presented to users.