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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
The debate regarding the cost and benefit — or lack of benefits — of wellness programs continues.Read More
Tired workers are nothing new, but you’re in dreamland if you think having a sleepy staff isn’t a big problem for your business.Read More
It seems clear that sleep could be the linchpin to achieving better wellness results.Read More
More employers are deploying wellness programs but implementation and effectiveness remain elusive.
About half of large employers offer wellness programs hoping to reduce health care costs and improve worker health. Yet results are a mixed bag.
There’s no “one-size-fits-all” wellness program for all employers. Sure, this week it’s watch your fat intake and don’t smoke, but those aphorisms do not a wellness program make.Read More
Group members recommended that health plans should be the primary source of price information and urged them to use easy-to-understand formats.Read More