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Is It in My Head? The Who, Hearing Loss, and Headphones in the Workplace

August 5, 2014
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Should hearing loss education be a part of an employer’s health and wellness program?
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Worker Wellness Wishes Revealed

August 4, 2014
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Virgin Pulse-Workforce survey finds smoking cessation tops the list of most popular wellness programs with physical activity the leading wellness demand.


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Ammunition for Immunization

August 3, 2014
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This month is National Immunization Awareness Month, and employers committed to employee health and wellness should feel compelled to participate given recent statistics around immunization and illness. 


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EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance, Q&A, and Fact Sheet on Pregnancy Discrimination

July 15, 2014
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All three documents are required reading for any employers with female employees of child-bearing age.
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Listen to me and Kris Dunn Discuss the Hobby Lobby Decision on The CYA Report

July 9, 2014
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Today you get to hear me wax philosophical with Kris Dunn on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.
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What the ADA Says About Employee Medical Information and Social Media

July 8, 2014
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Employees need to be very careful when discussing a co-worker’s health on social media. And, employers need to train their employees about the ADA’s confidentiality rules and the extension of these rules to the 24/7 world of social media.
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The Last Word: Be a Work Foodie

July 1, 2014
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I suspect your workplace Cookie Monsters also would leave that sensible bag full of almonds and dried apricots for a box of Girl Scout cookies.
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The Hazy Issue of Marijuana in the Workplace

June 30, 2014
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Even with legalized pot laws on the books in 20 states, it’s still unclear how medical and recreational marijuana fits into workplace drug and alcohol policies.
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How Many Pre-Employment Medical Exams Does the ADA Permit?

June 30, 2014
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The answer is as many as reasonably necessary to determine whether the employee can perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.
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Wondering About Wellness

June 30, 2014
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The debate regarding the cost and benefit — or lack of benefits — of wellness programs continues.
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