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Waxing on Wellness

May 27, 2015

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new proposed regulations on the intersection of wellness incentives and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


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How Do Benefits Factor Into Retention?

April 29, 2015

In addition to salary and compensation, shouldn't this beg the question: How do nonsalary/compensation benefits factor into the retention equation? Many companies derive value from enhancing their culture through workplace chaplains, health care clinics, life coaches, etc. Salary and compensation rightfully dominate the attention, but ought we also address the noncompensation and cultural aspects of retention as well?

—Big Picture, HR services, Illinois


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Missed Steps

April 23, 2015

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.


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