Employers face uncertainty over the design of wellness programs in the face of EEOC challenges in 2014 to such programs.
A ruling for UPS would promote the unequal treatment of pregnant workers, which is anathema to the spirit of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. No employer should be allowed to act as if it is exempt from the law.
Pairing a strong voluntary benefits program with high-deductible health care plans is a way to provide employees with the coverage they want without breaking the bank.
Employers that can adapt to the shifting needs of their employees, will have a leg up on attracting and retaining talent.
The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury have jointly warned employers not to dump high-cost employees from group health plans.
For its program that uses employee benefits to facilitate workplace diversity, the city of Kansas City is the 2014 Optimas Award winner for Benefits.
For its efforts to improve employee health with its wellness program, McKesson is the winner of the silver 2014 Optimas Award for Benefits.
For its ongoing commitment to employee health and safety, BorgWarner is the 2014 Optimas Award winner for Business Impact.
Nine CEOs launched the CEO Council on Health and Innovation in September to share their health and wellness know-how with other corporate leaders.
A Fidelity Investments study shows more participants are borrowing larger amounts from their 401(k) plans.