RSS icon

Top Stories

Health and Wellness

All Aboard

July 1, 2004
Beset by rising insurance costs, Union Pacific employs semi-tough love to improve the health of its mostly middle-aged, blue collar workforce. While some companies take a no-prisoners approach, UP chooses to nudge, encourage and prod its employees to good health. And it's saving millions.
Read More

Obesity A Big Problem Getting Bigger

June 1, 2004
A report on the health risks associated with obesity, the costs of obesity and state mandates for obesity treatment. Also included: information on the cost of providing a bariatric surgery benefit.
Read More

Prescription for a Lawsuit

May 29, 2004
When UP recently instituted a policy of not hiring smokers, it had to carve out exceptions in the 13 states across its route system that have “smokers’ rights” statutes on the books.
Read More